To Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching on Knowledge Regarding First Aid Measures for Selected Minor Injuries among Anganwadi Workers
Keywords:First aid measures, Minor injuries, Anganwadi workers.
Background: First aid is the temporary and immediate care given to the person who is injured or suddenly
become ill. First aid can save a victim’s life especially if the victim is bleeding heavily and has stopped
breathing it also prevents additional medical emergencies that can arise from an injury or illness. Anganwadi
worker have an important role to play in child protection. Their role can only be properly carried out,
if teachers are equipped with the relevant skills. Appropriate in servicers training in children protection
for teacher is of key importance is both emphasizing child protecting issues and in promoting these skills
in teachers. Method: Pre-experimental one group pre-test and post –test research design is used .Nonprobability convenience sampling is used . Sample size are 100 Anganwadi Workers. Tools are Structured
questionnaire for assessing the knowledge. Results: 8% of the Anganwadi workers in pretest had average
level of knowledge score, 51% in pre test had good, 38% in pre test and 13% in post test had very good and
3% in pre test and 87% in post test had excellent level of knowledge score. the planned teaching programme
on overall knowledge regarding first aid measures for selected minor injury among Anganwadi workers in
Anganwadi centre was effective Conclusion: Planned teaching significantly brought out their improvement
in the knowledge regarding first aid measure for selected minor injuries among Anganwadi workers. Analysis
of the data shows that there was significant difference between pre test and post test knowledge.
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