This study describes the design of a training programme for school health nurses on guiding adolescents about their reproductive health in Ijebu Ode Local Government Area of Nigeria. Intervention Design and Development model of Rothmans and Thomas (2013) was the research design used for the study. The model has six phases. The design is in phase three of the model. The findings from the situational analysis and that of integrative review of intervention programmes developed for school health nurses were merged to inform the design of the training programme. Design phase has two operations as these include designing an observational system and specifying procedural elements. In this article, attention is focused on how to achieve the observational system of the design phase. The second part of the work would address specifying procedural elements of the design phase. Designing observational system entailed measures needed to assess the training programmes during and after the implementation, that is, they are directed toward creating measures to assess the process and outcome of a training programme during implementation.
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