Effectiveness of an Educational Program on Nursing Women Attitudes Towards Breast Cancer
Background: One of the main causes of death for women and a global health concern is breast cancer. It is therefore essential to promote early detection through enhanced breast cancer awareness and attitudes. The study aimed to determine the effectiveness of an education intervention program on nursing women attitudes towards breast cancer. Methods: This experimental study was carried out in Diwaniyah Province. The study population consisted of the nursing women adopted pre and post-test I and II approach. The validity of study instruments achieved through arbitrators and reliability achieved through pilot study. Data were collected and analyzed by descriptive and inferential approach. Results: According to the study's findings, there were substantial differences in the experimental group's mean attitude scores before and after the educational intervention, which were 23.3 (7.91) and 39.3 (8.64), respectively. Women's opinions toward breast cancer were more favorable and improved after a month has been passed 39.1 (7.85).Conclusions: The study findings show that the population had low baseline levels of attitudes, which considerably increased as a result of educational intervention. adoption of breast cancer preventive initiatives, substantial attempts to raise community women's understanding and alter their attitudes through education and information campaigns, and specific attention paid to health education.
Education Program, Awareness, Breast Cancer, Nursing Women.