Author(s): Navin Soni, Jayesh Soni

Email(s): navinanisoni1988@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00077   

Address: Mr. Navin Soni1, Mr. Jayesh Soni2
1Asst. Professor, Mahaveer College of Nursing, Vatrak, Dist. Aravalli, Gujrat.
2HOD of Child Health Nursing, Venkteswar College of Nursing, Umarda, Dist: Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: Basic first aid knowledge helps children to deal with emergency situations. Everyone needs to teach children about being mentally prepared for emergencies. Children should be taught about different first aid measures, both at home and at school, which helps emphasize the importance of child safety. This enables them overcome difficult situations like injuries, burns and outdoor emergencies. First aid is all about using common sense in the hour of need. Objectives of the study: To evaluate the effectiveness of self Instructional module by comparing the pretest and post test knowledge of school children. Method and Material: quantitative pre experimental one group pre test post test research design was used. by using Simple random sampling technique. This study was also done on 120 samples; data was collected by semi structured questionnaire to assess the knowledge regarding First aid and safety measure among Early Adolescent age (10-14 year). Results: The pre test means score was 10.58, standard deviation was 1.71 and the mean % was 52.9. The post test means score was 14.94, standard deviation was 1.39 and the mean % was 74.7. The difference in mean% was 21.8. The calculated ‘t’ value of 22.31 which showed high statistical significance at p<0.001 level. There was no significant association of post test level of knowledge with any of the demographic variables. Regarding First aid and safety measure. Conclusion: The present study assessed the knowledge of school children regarding first aid and safety measures, the school children had inadequate knowledge regarding first aid safety measures. After reading Self Instructional Module, there was a significant improvement in school children knowledge regarding first aid and safety measures.


Cite this article:
Navin Soni, Jayesh Soni. A Study to assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Knowledge regarding First aid and Safety Measure among Early Adolescent age (10 – 14 years) Children in selected schools at Udaipur. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(3):328-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00077

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Navin Soni, Jayesh Soni. A Study to assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Knowledge regarding First aid and Safety Measure among Early Adolescent age (10 – 14 years) Children in selected schools at Udaipur. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(3):328-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00077   Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-3-19


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