Snehal Patil*, Vidya Jawade, Gaurav Bitpalliwar, Shubhangi Bharne and Bhrunali Bawane
Introduction: Breast cancer is the 5th leading cause of cancer death. Primary Prevention of breast cancer play crucial role to prevent cancer death caused due to breast cancer. It is needed to flourish nurse’s knowledge about primary prevention of breast cancer as Nurse Play vital role to aware people in community and in hospital setting. This study has focused to assess effectiveness of structure teaching programme regarding primary prevention of breast cancer.
Material and Method: By using non probability purposive sampling technique, data was collected from 40 staff nurses by using structured questionnaires of 20 items on primary prevention of breast cancer. One group pre-test post-test design gets adapted. ‘t’ test used to figure out difference between pre and post-test knowledge score.
Result: in pre-test, 16 (40%) samples were with excellent knowledge score about primary prevention of breast cancer while, in post-test all 40(100%) samples shown excellent score. The ‘t’ value of oversell knowledge was 10.68 and mean difference between pre and post-test for over all knowledge was 4.7.
Conclusion: the study revealed that structure teaching programme is one of the effective methods to improve knowledge regarding primary prevention of breast cancer among staff nurses.HTML PDF
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