Journal of Advanced Practices in Nursing

ISSN: 2573-0347

Open Access

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Practice Regarding Prevention of Problems Related to Sunlight Exposure Among Traffic Police Personnel in Chennai Region


AR. Bharathi*

The present study aimed to analyse the knowledge of the traffic police personnel on managing the effects of the sunlight exposure during their work time. Occupational exposure is one the major cause for melanoma formation. The present study included 523 police personnel from Tambaram region and showed that many of them lack optimal awareness regarding the exposure management. Regarding the association between knowledge with their demographic variables, the findings revealed that there were significant association between age, residence, education, working hours, knowledge on cancer history and habit of using sunscreen lotion.


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