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Priyanka Kashyap
Preeti Bahuguna


Effectiveness planned teaching programme, Knowledge, Childbirth preparation, final year school of nursing students


A quantitative quasi experimental study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding childbirth preparation among final year nursing students in Rohilkhand school of nursing, Bareilly, U.P. 83 final year nursing students were selected by using non- probability convenient sampling technique. The data was collected by structured knowledge questionnaire. The study result revealed that most of the nursing students (84.3%) were 18-22 years of age.  Majority (51.8%) students were from ANM II year course. Majority of the students (71%) had previous information regarding childbirth preparation. Majority (44.6%) students had personal experience as a source of information regarding childbirth preparation. In pretest score nursing students 25(30.1%) had inadequate knowledge, 56(67.5%) moderate knowledge and 2(2.4%) had adequate knowledge whereas in posttest score nursing students 73(88%) had adequate knowledge and 10(12%) had moderate knowledge and the obtained t value was t = 26.994, p =0.0001.which was significant at 0.05 level. There was significant association found between pretest level of knowledge and demographic variables among final year nursing students regarding childbirth preparation. i.e. except course & study of students. The study concluded that the most of nursing student had adequate knowledge whereas only few nursing student had moderate level of knowledge regarding childbirth preparation. Hence the planned teaching programme was effective as method to improve knowledge among final year nursing students regarding childbirth preparation

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