Effectiveness of an Instructional Program on Teachers’ Knowledge about Epilepsy in Elementary Schools at Al-Rusafa Third Education Directorate in Baghdad City/Iraq

Authors

  • Ahmed Jasim Mohammed Aldraje
  • Aqeel Habeeb Jasim

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17250

Keywords:

Teachers, Knowledge, Epilepsy.

Abstract

Background: Teachers knowledge about epilepsy is an important issue since teachers have lots of effect
when children spend epileptic seizure at the school, and plays a vital role on providing an educational
support for epileptic child and to keep good communication between epileptic and normal child.
Objectives of the Study: The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of an instructional
program on Elementary school teacher’s knowledge concerning epilepsy.
Methodology: A quasi-experimental design used in the present study with the application a (preposttest
approach) for the study group and control group after implementation of instructional program.
Data collection was done at two times: for both study and control group and (15) days after giving the
instructional program in the study group.
Results: The results of the study shows that there is a highly significant differences related to teacher’s
knowledge concerning epilepsy at Al-Rusafa Third Education Directorate in Baghdad City, There is a
significant association between teacher’s knowledge with their socio-demographic characteristics in
term of educational level, marital status, and family monthly income.

Author Biographies

Ahmed Jasim Mohammed Aldraje

M.Sc. Student, University of Baghdad, College of Nursing, Community Health Nursing Department

Aqeel Habeeb Jasim

Assist Prof (PhD), University of Baghdad, College of Nursing, Fundamentals of Nursing Department

Published

2021-09-05

How to Cite

Ahmed Jasim Mohammed Aldraje, & Aqeel Habeeb Jasim. (2021). Effectiveness of an Instructional Program on Teachers’ Knowledge about Epilepsy in Elementary Schools at Al-Rusafa Third Education Directorate in Baghdad City/Iraq. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 3142-3147. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17250