Organ donation is the process of transferring organ or tissue from one person (the organ donor) and placing it into another person (the recipient). Transplantation is conducted when the recipient’s organ has failed or has been damaged by disease or injury. Organ transplantation is one of the greatest achievements in modern medical science era.
Aim: The present study is indicated that the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding the attitude of organ donation among adolescents in selected pre university colleges at Lucknow district, Uttar Pradesh.
Settings and Design: The present study was conducted at Bakshika Talab pre University College at Lucknow.
Methods: 200 adolescents were selected by using simple random technique. Simple random sampling is probability sampling techniques. In the present study, Investigator collected a list of adolescents in selected pre University College at Lucknow. The samples were selected randomly by using lottery method. List of students were taken and it is written in a chit and it was kept in the bowl, one person was assigned to pick the chits randomly for selecting the samples for the study.
Results: The study reveals the pre-test attitude scores of the adolescents regarding the organ donation. Almost 90.0% (180) of them had unfavourable attitude 10.0% (20) were having moderately favourable and none were having favourable attitude. After the post-test attitude, overall the post-test attitude scores of the adolescent regarding organ donation 51.5% (103) were having moderately favourable attitude, 48.5% (97) were having favourable attitude none were having unfavourable attitude.
Conclusion: In pre-test, majority of the students showed unfavourable attitude towards organ donation, while only least of the students expressed moderately favourable attitude towards organ donation. After the post test, the trend has changed almost more number of students have good attitude towards organ donation.