TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PLANNED TEACHING ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PREVENTION OF CHRONIC SUPPURATIVE OTITIS MEDIA AMONG SCHOOL CHILDREN.
Background Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is a well-known infection and a significant health issue in developed countries with serious local disruption and complications. Early and appropriate diagnosis focused on awareness of causative microorganisms and their susceptibility to antimicrobials guarantees rapid clinical improvement and thus future complications will be prevented . Chronic suppurative otitis media is the main triggers of developed countries' curable affecting hearing loss. Effective diagnosis and intervention complements progress achieved in many resilience systems, increases job ability and strengthens school children's learning experiences. We aimed to prevention of CSOM among school children aged in between13 to15 .
- To assess the existing knowledge regarding prevention of chronic suppurative otitis media among school children.
- To evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching on knowledge regarding prevention of chronic suppurative otitis media among school children.
- To associate the knowledge scores with selected demographic variables.
Methodology This research study was carried to assess effectiveness of planned teaching through a structured knowledge questionnaire. To perform the study, interventional research approach and pre-experimental one group pre-test posttest research design were adopted. Non-probability convenience sampling technique will use and 100 children of both sexes of 13 to 15 year was included. The setting of the study was selected area of Wardha city. Ethical approval was obtained from IEC,DMIMS (DU)/IEC).
Expected Results:- This study is planned to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching on knowledge regarding prevention of chronic suppurative otitis media among school children. Hence, it is expected to spread wide awareness regarding prevention of chronic suppurative otitis media.