A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program regarding first aid management of selected accidental emergencies in terms of knowledge and attitude among nursing students
Corresponding Author(s) : R. Aruna Anandhi
International Journal of Allied Medical Sciences and Clinical Research,
Vol. 8 No. 3 (2020): 2020 Volume - 8 Issue-3
Maintaining health is, without question, a worthy goal and the foundation of any situation. The intervention generally prevents complications and promotes recovery and saves a life. The increasing numbers of accidental emergencies in the society increase the need for first aid management and preventive services. These services help to reduce the mortality, morbidity, disability and impairments caused due to road traffic accidents – head injury, bleeding, fractures-spinal fracture, leg fracture, hip fracture, thermal and electrical burns and drowning. Thus, skilled management promotes a quality care and preserves the life.
The Aim and objectives
To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program regarding first aid management of selected accidental emergencies in terms of knowledge and attitude among nursing students
The study made use of one group pretest posttest pre experimental design. Purposive sampling technique was used to select 100 samples for the study. The tool used for the study was structured interview schedule and five points Likert scale. The data gathered was analyzed employing descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results and conclusion
Statistical analysis showed that the increased knowledge and attitude in posttest was highly significant at P<0.05 level. It is strongly supported that the teaching programme has significantly improved knowledge and attitude regarding first aid management of selected accidental emergencies among nursing students. Provision of such kind of structured teaching program (video simulation) will motivate the nursing students and help them to acquire knowledge and attitude to manage the accidental emergencies.
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