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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PLANNED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS AMONG HEALTH WORKERS
Kamaldeep Kaur* and Maneesha Kaur
Introduction: “Be kind to your Health” because health is the key of wellbeing and happy living. Today we are facing lot of serious kind of diseases in all over world at all aspects. Tuberculosis is also a serious infectious bacterial disease that mainly effects lungs. As we always says that “prevention is better than cure” so there is an important role of health care staff to treat, to cure and to create awareness among society regarding the elimination and treatment of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious infection that usually attacks your lungs. It can also spread to other parts of your body, like your brain and spine. A type of bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes it. Objectives: To analyses the knowledge regarding prevention and treatment of tuberculosis among health care staff in a health center. Method: Google scholar, pub med searched for narrative review, to evaluate the knowledge regarding prevention and treatment of tuberculosis among hospital health care staff. Result: Out of 4 articles the first article’s result shows that in pretest 14 (47%) had poor knowledge, 9 (30%) had average knowledge, 7 (23%) had good knowledge. After teaching programme result of posttest 12 (40%) had average knowledge, 18 (60%) had good knowledge. Second article’s result shows that, in pretest 60% were having average knowledge, 40% were having bad knowledge and after the structure coaching programme post test result is 80% were having good Knowledge and 20% were having average knowledge. Third article’s result shows that in pre test 55% were having moderately knowledge, 45% were having inadequate knowledge and after structure teaching program was conducted post test. In post test 73.3% were having moderate knowledge, 18.3% were having adequate knowledge and 8.3% were having inadequate knowledge. The fourth article result shows in pretest 58% have been having poor knowledge, 42% were having average knowledge, 0% was having adequate knowledge and after structured teaching program conducted was posttest. In post test result of 92% had been having good knowledge and 8% had been having average knowledge. According to above results all four articles are fully effective; all articles were based on educational programme. Conclusion: Through different studies, we found that health care worker have a lack of knowledge about tuberculosis and its prevention and management. It affects health in many different ways. It is very necessary to provide adequate knowledge regarding tuberculosis. Structure teaching program enhance the knowledge among health care workers, which was founded through the review.[Full Text Article]