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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2022, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A
A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and practice regarding self-administration of insulin injection among diabetic clients in a selected primary health centre Bangalore

Ezhilarasi R, Dr. I Clement, Dr. Babu Darmalingam, Mariam Jaisy and Dr. Sucharitha A

Rural and urban Diabetic patients don’t get adequate knowledge, guidance and supervision of self-administration of insulin injection. So Diabetic patients in rural and urban areas doesn’t know how to take insulin injection by self, when they inject, and even if they are taking their insulin injection they will use primary health centre nursing staff, community health nurse or else and some time if they are using pen type syringe also they will not use self-administration of insulin.
Methods: This was a structured teaching programme on knowledge and practice the study was carried out in Kenguri rural community at Bangalore. 60 diabetic clients were selected by purposive sampling technique; structured interview schedule was used to collect the data, the pre-test structured teaching programme conducted by administering knowledge and practice questionnaire on self-administration of insulin injection, and the 7th day post test was conducted by using the structured teaching programme.
Result: The total of 60 participants enrolled with 30 in each group. There was improvement in knowledge and practice after the structured teaching programme and is statistically significant. The overall mean knowledge and practice score present in the pre-test is 38% and 39.2%. And in the post-test 72.67% and 78.67% so there is enhancement of knowledge and practice score found to be 25.33% and 39.47%. The mean knowledge and practice score during pre-test is 11.4 and 5.88. And in post-test 21.8 and 11.8. The overall mean knowledge and practice score present of pre-test found to be 38% and 39.2% and the post mean knowledge and practice score was 72.67% and 78.67% it shows the enhancement of knowledge and practice after structured teaching programme.
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How to cite this article:
Ezhilarasi R, Dr. I Clement, Dr. Babu Darmalingam, Mariam Jaisy, Dr. Sucharitha A. A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and practice regarding self-administration of insulin injection among diabetic clients in a selected primary health centre Bangalore. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2022;5(1):24-28. DOI: 10.33545/26630427.2022.v5.i1a.111
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