EFFECTIVENESS OF A PLANNED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON RISK FACTORS AND SYMPTOMS OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE AMONG SCHOOL TEACHERS

Authors

  • Suprabha Majumder CI, College of Nursing, N.R.S. Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Abstract

A quasi – Experimental study was undertaken to evaluate the work entitled “A study to evaluate the effectiveness of a planned teaching programme on risk factors and symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease among school teachers of selected higher secondary school at rural area in Nadia district, West Bengal.” The objectives of the study were to develop and validate the planned teaching programme on risk factors and symptoms of Coronary heart disease, to determine the knowledge of school teachers regarding risk factors and symptoms of coronary heart disease before and after administration of PTP and to evaluate the effectiveness of PTP in terms of gain knowledge score. The conceptual framework for the present study was based on general system theory consists of 3 phases such as Input, processing and output. Purposive sampling technique was followed to select 30 teachers of Sarishadanga Dr. Shyamaprasad Higher Secondary School. One group pre-test post-test design was adopted for the study. The tools used for the study were background Performa & Structure knowledge Questionnaire, adopted technique was Questioning (paper & pencil method) for collecting background data & knowledge of the samples. Data were collected before and after administration of planned teaching. The findings of the study revealed that maximum score range of pre-test knowledge of the school teachers is in the range of 14-15 i.e.26.66% and in post-test the maximum score range of knowledge of the school teachers is in the range of 20 -21 i.e. 34.48%, SD of pre-test is 5.369 and SD of post-test is 2.619, the mean difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge score is 8.03. There was significant difference in post-test knowledge score than the pre-test [‘t’ d. f. (29) = 7.266]

Keywords:

Coronary Heart Disease, Risk Factors, School Teachers

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Published

2020-10-01

How to Cite

Suprabha Majumder. (2020). EFFECTIVENESS OF A PLANNED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON RISK FACTORS AND SYMPTOMS OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE AMONG SCHOOL TEACHERS. Malaysian Journal of Medical Research (MJMR), 4(4). Retrieved from https://ejournal.lucp.net/index.php/mjmr/article/view/1199