Background Health is considered as one of the most important values of life. Certain illnesses can also change the client’s body image or physical appearance weakness, loss of limb, and severe scarring. The client’s self esteem and self concept will also be affected. Early detection and treatment is one of the measures to prevent illness and also to reduce complications and death. Objective The study aimed to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge towards safe handling of chemotherapeutics drugs among staff nurses in Cancer hospital Gwalior M.P. Methods The research design selected for the study was pre experimental one group pre test posttest . Structured knowledge questionnaire developed to assess the knowledge of staff nurses regarding safe handling of chemotherapeutic drugs. 60 staff nurse was taken by Non probability convenient sampling technique. Data was collected by administering structured questionnaire before and after the administration of PTP. Result It revealed that in pre test staff nurse had poor knowledge as compare the post test. the mean post test scores of 16.6 was higher than the mean pre test scores of 12.95 which was significant at P value of 0.00001 level which showed Significant increase in knowledge and thus it proves the effectiveness of the planned teaching programme. Conclusion Hence it can be concluded that the planned teaching programme was effective in improving the knowledge of staff nurses on prevention of safe handling of chemotherapeutic drugs. Bhoori Singh | Sunita Tomar | Sunita Singh "A Pre-Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge towards Safe Handling of Chemotherapeutics Drugs among Staff Nurses in C.H.R.I Gwalior (M.P)" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-5 | Issue-4 , June 2021, URL: https://www.ijtsrd.compapers/ijtsrd42353.pdf Paper URL: https://www.ijtsrd.commedicine/nursing/42353/a-preexperimental-study-to-assess-the-effectiveness-of-planned-teaching-programme-on-knowledge-towards-safe-handling-of-chemotherapeutics-drugs-among-staff-nurses-in-chri-gwalior-mp/bhoori-singh
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