A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on weaning food for infants in terms of knowledge among nursing students
Corresponding Author(s) : R. Aruna Anandhi
International Journal of Allied Medical Sciences and Clinical Research,
Vol. 8 No. 3 (2020): 2020 Volume - 8 Issue-3
Weaning infant inherits their future from us and their best equipment to meet the challenges ahead consists of healthy body, an inquiring mind and a stable personality. Every newborn has the right to the best possible condition for their growth and development. (WHO, 2007)
To assess the effectiveness of teaching program on weaning among nursing students.
The study made use of one group pre-test post-test quasi-experimental design. Convenience sampling technique was used to select 60 samples for the study. The tool used for the study was structured interview schedule and attitude five point liker scale before and after structured teaching programme. The data gathered were analysed by descriptive and inferential statistics.
There is significant difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge score (‘t‘value = 41.3). The mean score of pre-test and post-test knowledge is 5.36 and 17. Statistical analysis showed that the increased knowledge in post-test was highly significant. It is strongly supported that the structured teaching programme on weaning food for infants in terms of knowledge among third year nursing students were effective.
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