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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
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Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on First Aid Management of selected Emergencies among School Teachers
Vinutha M D’Souza
Mrs. Shambhavi1, Mrs. Shanthi S.2, Mrs. Vinutha M D’Souza3
1Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing, Mangalore, Karnataka. India. : 2Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Nursing, Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing, Mangalore, Karnataka. India.
3Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing, Mangalore, Karnataka. India.
Background: Injuries are the major cause of illness, especially for primary school children. Schools are the one of the common places of accidents. Knowledge on first aid among school teachers is very important to help a casualty as soon as injuries occur so that life could be saved. Aim: to determine the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on first aid management of selected emergencies among school teachers. Methods: Pre-experimental one group pretest- post test design was used for the study. The study was conducted in two primary schools of Mangalore. The population was the primary school teachers of Mangalore. The sample comprised of fifty school teachers. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the school teachers. Instruments used were demographic proforma and structured knowledge questionnaire. Results: The collected data were analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study findings revealed that majority (64%) of the school teachers had average knowledge. Post test knowledge scores of the school teachers significantly increased after the administration of the planned teaching programme. No significant association was found between level of knowledge of school teachers and demographic variables. Conclusion: the planned teaching programme is an effective teaching strategy to improve the knowledge on first aid management of selected emergencies among school teachers.
First aid; Emergency; School teachers; Effectiveness; Planned teaching programme.
Shambhavi, Shanthi S., Vinutha M D’Souza. Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on First Aid Management of selected Emergencies among School Teachers. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(2): April- June 2014; Page 140-143.
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