Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding bio-psychosocial effects of tobacco smoking among PU college students in selected college’s at Vijayapur
Dileepkumar P Marathe
Background: Smoking effects are seen on both psychological as well as physical health. Tobacco consumption causes lung cancer, cardiovascular disease and mental instability, whereas research proved that long exposure to smoking leads to diminished logical intellect and cognitive skills resulting in low Intelligence Quotient (IQ) levels.
1.To assess the knowledge regarding bio-psychosocial problems of tobacco smoking on health among PUC students.
2.To plan and administer structured teaching program on knowledge regarding Bio-psychosocial problems of tobacco smoking on health among PUC students.
3.To find the association between pretest knowledge score with selected socio demographic variables.
Methodology: The research design was pre-experimental, one group pre-test, post-test design. The sample comprised of 60 PU students selected by random sampling. A structured questionnaire was used to collect the data.
Result: Paired mean pre-test post-test knowledge score difference was -8.33 with standard deviation of the difference was 3.41 which highly significant as its p-value was less than 0.0001 indicate that structured teaching program was effective in increasing students’ knowledge regarding bio-psychosocial problems.
Conclusion: The study emphasizes the significance of short term service education program for the student nurses and peripheral health workers related to health education of PU College Students regarding “Bio-psychosocial effects of tobacco smoking on health”. The curriculum should lay emphasis on “Bio-psychosocial effects of tobacco smoking on health” and their complications for the student nurses when posted to clinical set ups.
Dileepkumar P Marathe. Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding bio-psychosocial effects of tobacco smoking among PU college students in selected college’s at Vijayapur. Int J Adv Psychiatric Nurs 2023;5(2):70-73. DOI: 10.33545/26641348.2023.v5.i2a.133