Methodical Learning on Organ Donation: Effect on Students Knowledge and Attitude
Keywords:Organ donation, knowledge, attitude.
Introduction: Organ donation provides the recipient with a second chance to live. Inappropriate knowledge
and attitude of individuals to organ donation are one of the most important barriers for organ donation.
Aims and Objectives: To determine the effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge and
attitude regarding organ donation among students.
Study Design: Pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test.
Study Variables: Age, Religion, Habitat, Family type,Education stream, and Information source.
Result and Discussion: It was found that after a structured teaching program knowledge level of students
in post-test was increased that is 66% adequate knowledge whereas 34% of participants have moderate
knowledge. Also, in pre-test 89% of the student had poor attitude and 79% student had satisfactory attitude
in post-test. Significant association between the level scoreof knowledge with an information source had
Conclusion: In the present study, a marked increase in knowledge and change in the attitude level of the
students has been observed during the post test.
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