International Journal of Nursing and Health Research

International Journal of Nursing and Health Research


International Journal of Nursing and Health Research
International Journal of Nursing and Health Research
Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2021)

A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme in terms of knowledge regarding cervical cancer among under graduate female students of selected Colleges of Rajkot City, Gujarat


Vandana Ramana

Cervical cancer is a cancer a rise from the cervix. It is due to abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to spread of another part of the body and symptoms may consist of abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, pain during sexual intercourse, it may specify the presence of cervical cancer. Approximately 570,000 cases of cervical cancer and 311,000 deaths from the disease occurred in 2018. Cervical cancer was the fourth most common cancer in women, ranking after breast cancer (2.1 million cases), colorectal cancer (0.8 million) and lung cancer (0.7 million). It is one of the major public health problems in India. Cervical cancer careful to preventable and curable disease because it can be prevented considers the high prevalence of cancer of cervix pap screening. Pap smear helps to reduce the frequency of cervical cancer. Inadequate knowledge is most of the reason why many women do not make use of the currently existing screening methods. Knowledge regarding prevention of cervical cancer help increasing the incidence of cervical cancer among menopausal women also help to prevent other disease in women. Obgectives: 1. To assess existing knowledge regarding cervical cancer among under graduate female students of selected colleges before and after planned teaching programme. 2. To assess effectiveness of plan teaching about cervical cancer among under graduate female students of selected colleges of Rajkot City, Gujarat. 3. To find out the association of pretest knowledge score on cervical Cancer with selected Demographic variables of among under graduate female students of selected college of Rajkot City Gujarat.
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Vandana Ramana. A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme in terms of knowledge regarding cervical cancer among under graduate female students of selected Colleges of Rajkot City, Gujarat. International Journal of Nursing and Health Research, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2021, Pages 34-35
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