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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part F (2017)

The effectiveness of planned teaching programme for self-blood pressure monitoring in terms of knowledge and skill among hypertensive clients of rural community of North India

Author(s)
Uma J Deaver, Kanika, Hennah Crystal and Pooja Jaswal
Abstract
The current study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme regarding self-blood pressure monitoring in terms of knowledge and skill among hypertensive clients residing in rural area of north India. To assess and compare knowledge and skill regarding self-blood pressure monitoring among hypertensive client before and after administration of planned teaching programme. To determine the relationship between knowledge and skill regarding self-blood pressure monitoring among hypertensive client. A quantitative research approach using quasi experimental research design (one group pre-test post-test) was adapted for the study. The data was collected from 60 hypertensive clients of Mullana village, Ambala using Structured knowledge questionnaire and Observation checklist. The study observed that the mean post-test knowledge score (8.20) was significantly higher than the mean pre-test score (2.35). The mean post-test skill score (8.67) was significantly higher than the mean pre-test skill score (0.18).There was a weak positive statistical relationship (r=0.25, p>0.05) between knowledge and skill. It is concluded that planned teaching programme was effective in enhancing both the knowledge and skills in self-monitoring of blood pressure among hypertensive clients.
Pages: 384-386  |  571 Views  16 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Uma J Deaver, Kanika, Hennah Crystal, Pooja Jaswal. The effectiveness of planned teaching programme for self-blood pressure monitoring in terms of knowledge and skill among hypertensive clients of rural community of North India. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(5):384-386.
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