A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Integrated Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Cardiac Disorders among Adult in Pillaiyarkuppam at Puducherry
Keywords:effectiveness, integrated teaching programme, knowledge, prevention of cardiac disorders, adult.
The objective of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of integrated teaching Programme among adults
on prevention of cardiac disorders. Quasi experimental research design was conducted among 30 adults in
Pillaiyarkuppam , Puducherry to assess the knowledge regarding prevention of cardiac disorders among
them. The results shows that subjects mean knowledge was12.5 with standard deviation of 4.783 whereas
after Integrated Teaching Programme the mean score was increased to 21.7 with the standard deviation
of 2.423.The improvement was statistically tested by paired ‘t’ test which was found to be statistically
significant at P<0.001 level. It indicates that Integrated Teaching Programme was effective in improving the
knowledge regarding prevention of cardiac disorders.