Effectiveness of Organised Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding the Risk Factors and Prevention of Cervical Cancer among BSc Nursing First-year Students of Selected Institute of Srinagar

Authors

  • Perkash Kour Assistant Professor, Senior Tutor, Department of Nursing, MMINSR, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
  • Ruquia Bano Senior Tutor, Department of Nursing, MMINSR, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India.
  • Danish Rashid BSc Nursing Students, Department of Nursing, MMINSR, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India.
  • Munazira Faroq 3 BSc Nursing Students, Department of Nursing, MMINSR, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India.
  • Danish Yaqoob BSc Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, MMINSR, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
  • Sayed Muntazir BSc Nursing Students, Department of Nursing, MMINSR, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India.
  • Shahid Faroq BSc Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, MMINSR, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
  • Nazime Jan BSc Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, MMINSR, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India.
  • Rukhsana Akhter BSc Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, MMINSR, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India.

Keywords:

Teaching programme, Knowledge, Effectiveness, Cervical Cancer

Abstract

Background: India has the highest number of cervical cancer cases worldwide, according to the International Agency on Cancer (IARC). In India, cervical cancer accounts for an estimated 1,32000 new cases and 74,000 fatalities per year.
Method: The study used a quantitative pre-experimental strategy with a one-group pre-test post-test design. Using a non-probability purposive sampling technique, 60 BSc students at the Madre-Mehran Institute of Nursing Research and Science, SKIMS, Soura, District Srinagar, were chosen.
Results: The mean knowledge score after the test was higher than the mean knowledge score before the test. This demonstrates the efficacy of the structured teaching programme in improving the students’ understanding of the risk factors and prevention of cervical cancer. The pre-test knowledge score showed a significant relationship
with demographic variables such as father’s educational status and information source, but no statistically significant relationship was seen with gender, mother’s educational status, type of family, family’s monthly income, or residence at the 0.05 level of significance.
Conclusion: According to the study’s findings, first-year BSc nursing students lacked sufficient understanding of the causes and methods for preventing cervical cancer. It was discovered that the structured teaching programme was successful in enhancing their knowledge.

How to cite this article:
Kour P, Bano R, Rashid D, Faroq M, Yaqoob D, Muntazir S, Farooq S, Nazime J, Akhter R. Effectiveness of Organised Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding the Risk Factors and Prevention of Cervical Cancer among BSc Nursing First-year Students of Selected Institute of Srinagar. Trends Nurs Adm Edu. 2022;11(2): 1-7

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2022-06-30