Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge regarding Basic Life Support among G.N.M. Student in Selected College of Indore


  • Amita Joseph Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University Bhopal, India.
  • Bharti Batra Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University Bhopal, India.


Basic Life Support, Teaching


Introduction: According to Times of India report, the death rate due to cardiac disease has declined significantly in the USA and even it continues to rise in India with cardiovascular disease being the leading cause of death. In India, it rose around 34 percent from 155.7 to 209.1 deaths per one lakh population.

Aim: To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program regarding knowledge on basic life support among the G.N.M students of selected colleges of Indore.

Materials and Methods: An evaluatory approach was used for the study. One group pre-test post-test design was used for the study. Study was conducted in Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences G.N.M Students of Indore and duration was 11 February 2019 to 31 march 2019. The sample consisted of 50 G.N.M students selected by Non-Probability convenient sampling technique. Data was collected by administering structured knowledge questionnaire after that structured teaching program on basic life support was administered and post-test was taken after 6 days. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics (paired t test and chi-square test).

Results: The pre-test of the samples shows that 32 (64%) out of 50 had poor knowledge, 16 (32%) had average knowledge and 2 (4%) had good knowledge about the Basic Life Support. After providing structured teaching program to the student then again post-test was assessed, it clearly indicates that 34 (68%) had good knowledge, 16 (32%) had average knowledge. This means that the structured teaching program was effective to improve knowledge of the students.

Conclusion: The finding of this study indicates that structured teaching program on Basic Life Support appears to be effective in improving knowledge of G.N.M students.

How to cite this article:
Joseph A, Batra B. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge regarding Basic Life Support among G.N.M. Student in Selected College of Indore. Int J Preven Cardio 2021; 1(1): 13-18.


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