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 identification of High Risk Pregnancy Among Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) working at selected hospital, Chinnakakani, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh
Bejjam Sandhya Sravani and Uppu Jayalakshmi
Background of the study: A high-risk pregnancy is one of greater risk to the mother or her fetus than an uncomplicated pregnancy. Pregnancy places additional physical and emotional stress on a woman‟s body. Health problems that occur before a woman becomes pregnant or during pregnancy may also increase the likelihood for a high-risk pregnancy. High-risk complications occur in only 6 percent to 8 percent of all pregnancies. These complications can be serious and require special care to ensure the best possible outcome.
Objective: To assess the level of knowledge on identification of high risk pregnancy among auxiliary nurse midwives working at selected hospital.
Material and Method: Pre experimental design with one group pre-test and post- test was selected to achieve the objectives of the study. Convenient sampling technique was used to select the sample. Data were collected from 60 ANMs by using structured questionnaire. Analysis of data was done by using frequency and percentage distribution, mean, standard deviation, paired‟ test and chi-square value findings.
Results: The mean post-test knowledge scores of ANMs were significantly higher than post-test. Structured teaching programme was found effective in improving the knowledge of ANMs with computed „t‟ value as 11.532 which was statistically significant at p
Bejjam Sandhya Sravani, Uppu Jayalakshmi. A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on identification of High Risk Pregnancy Among Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) working at selected hospital, Chinnakakani, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2022;5(1):29-34. DOI: 10.33545/26630427.2022.v5.i1a.113