Volume 19, Issue 1 (6-2011)                   Avicenna J Nurs Midwifery Care 2011, 19(1): 46-56 | Back to browse issues page

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M. Delaram, M.Sc., R. Yazdani, B.Sc., M. Molavi, B.Sc.. Knowledge and Attitudes of Students about Emergency Contraception in Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences. Avicenna J Nurs Midwifery Care. 2011; 19 (1) :46-56
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Introduction & Objective:To educate the every material, first the requirements must be recognized until we will be able to educate the students . As though the family planning lesson is thought to every course in university to promote the knowledge of them , this study was carried out to detect the knowledge and Attitudes of students about emergency contraception in medical university ofShahrekord.
Materials & Methods:In a descriptive and analytical study, 130 of female students in nursing, midwifery ,health andpara medical courses who passed the family planning lesson ,randomly selected and were assessed . A predesigned questionnaire was used for data collection and analysis was done by SPSS version 16 , t and chi square tests and P<0.05 was considered significant. A predesigned questionnaire was used for data collection , analyzed of data was done by SPSS , t and chi square tests and P<0.05 was considered significant .
Results:About of 95.4% of students were aware of emergency contraception. 85.2%explained the contraceptive pills and 10% stated the IUD for emergency contraception.The knowledge of students was inadequate in 15.4% of them. 76.9% of them had moderate and 7.7% had adequate knowledge. The attitudes more of the 80% of students about emergency contraception were positive.
Conclusions:The awareness of students about emergency contraception was moderate .Better education of emergency contraception with considering the details for every method and IUD for emergency contraception was suggested.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Nursing
Accepted: 2016/02/14 | Published: 2016/02/14

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