A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge of Breast Self-Examination in Selected Colleges of Greater Noida, U.P

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Ms. Rekha Kumari, Ms. Anuradha, Ms. Vinita Dabas, Ms. Priyanka Nirman, Ms. Shiva, Ms. Hemlata

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"A study at selected colleges in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh (UP) to assess the efficiency of a structured training programme on adolescent girls' knowledge of breast self-examination." The goal of the study was to measure adolescent girls' knowledge of breast self-examination. The goal of this study was to find out how well adolescent females knew about breast self-examination. To determine the effectiveness of a plan teaching programme in terms of gaining knowledge of breast self-examination among adolescent females. To determine the relationship between the knowledge score and certain demographic characteristics. To determine knowledge on breast self-examination, the researchers used a one-group pre-test post-test strategy.The data was acquired by presenting a structured knowledge questionnaire and an observation checklist on breast self-examination to a sample of 51 adolescent girls. Following data collection, respondents were given a nursing intervention, and a post-test was completed using the same questionnaire and observation checklist. The study's findings were as follows: The frequency and percentage of pre-test and post-test knowledge about breast self-examination are shown in the graph. In the pre-test, the majority of female students had adequate knowledge, 21 had moderate knowledge, and none had inadequate knowledge about breast self-examination, but in the post-test, the majority had adequate knowledge, 14 had moderate adequate knowledge, and none had inadequate knowledge about breast self-examination. The "t" value 0.25 derived from the comparison of mean values between pre-test 12.88 and post-test 24.18 of knowledge of breast self-examination was significant at the 0.05 level. This was accomplished through a systematic educational approach that was successful in raising awareness about breast self-examination.

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