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“A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching on knowledge regarding legal and ethical issues in health care among ANM staff nurses working in selected primary health centres of Sangli district”
OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
- To assess the existing knowledge regarding legal and ethical issues in health care.
- To assess the post test knowledge after the planned teaching.
- To find the association of pre-test knowledge score with demographic variables.
Hypothesis of the study -
H0 -There is no difference between pretest and posttest knowledge score regarding legal and ethical issues in health care among ANM Staff.
H1: There is difference between pretest and posttest knowledge score regarding legal and ethical issues in health care among ANM staff.
The present study was carried out by using a quantitative research approach with Quasi –experimental one group- pre-test-post-test-design. In the present study the independent variable was planned teaching and dependent was knowledge. The study was conducted at selected primary health centres of sangli district. Researcher considered inclusion criteria to selected samples for the study. The sample ANM staff nurses working in selected primary health centres of sangli district. The appropriate sample size for a study was determined as per calculation was 56. Talking the factors into consideration those 56 samples were selected for final data collection. Sampling technique used was the simple random sampling technique. Data collection was done using structured knowledge questionnaire and data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics.
RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: Among ANM staff nurses. Pretest knowledge about Legal and Ethical issues in health care. The ANM staff nurses. overall it shows that ANM staff nurses have average ethical information and ANM staff nurses have poor legal information in pre test that ANM staff nurses have average legal information and ANM staff nurses have good ethical information in post test. The pretest average score was 12.28 with standard deviation of 1.56. The posttest average score was 20.41 with standard deviation of 2.53. The test statistics value of the paired t test was 20.75 with p value 0.00. The p value less than 0.05, hence reject the null hypothesis and accept the alternative hypothesis. Shows that, planned teaching on knowledge regarding Legal and ethical issues for health care among ANM Staff Nurses working in selected primary health centers was effective
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