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Effect of a training programme on knowledge of nurses from a missionary hospital in India regarding breast cancer and its screening

Effect of a training programme on knowledge of nurses from a missionary hospital in India regarding breast cancer and its screening

Khokhar, A. (2012). Effect of a training programme on knowledge of nurses from a missionary hospital in India regarding breast cancer and its screening. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 13(12), 5985-5987 Abstract A cross-sectional study was conducted among nursing staff of a missionary hospital of Delhi in June 2009. All the nurses were invited to participate in the training programme on breast cancer and techniques of breast self examination (BSE). A questionnaire was administered to all 259 participants seeking information on their level of awareness regarding breast cancer and relevant screening guidelines. With the help of 5 training workshops all the nurses were imparted training regarding the most appropriate technique of doing breast self exams. The mean age of the participants was 35.8... Show More
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