Effectiveness of Lecture Cum Demonstration on First Aid Management of Common Ailments in Terms of Knowledge among Accredited Social Health Activist (Asha) Workers

Authors

  • Asha Nadar
  • Uma. J.Deaver
  • Sunil Kumar Dular
  • Rekha Chhillar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15620

Keywords:

Lecture cum demonstration, First aid, Common ailments, Knowledge, Practice, ASHA

Abstract

Death can occur at any time in which first aid is the initial step of giving care to a person in the emergency.
Everyone has the capability to save lives during the emergency situation to reduce the further complications.
The present study aimed to assess the effectiveness of lecture cum demonstration on first aid management
of common ailments in terms of knowledge and practice among accredited social health activist (ASHA)
workers. Study was Quasi experimental one group pre-test post-test design. Total 52 ASHA workers were
selected by using Total enumeration sampling technique. Data was collected by using structured knowledge
questionnaire and observational checklist through paper pencil technique. The mean post-test knowledge
score (25.21±2.77) was higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score (11.25±4.24) and mean post-test
practice score(64.54± 3.10) was higher than the mean pre-test practice score (9.71± 3.42). There was no
significant association of post-test knowledge score with selected variables except marital status and there
was no significant association of mean post-test practice score with selected variables. The study concludes
that lecture cum demonstration was effective in improving the knowledge and practice of ASHA workers on
first aid management of common ailments.

Author Biographies

Asha Nadar


Post graduate Student, 2Professor, M.M. College of Nursing. Mullana, Ambala

Uma. J.Deaver

Professor, M.M. College of Nursing. Mullana, Ambala

Sunil Kumar Dular


HOD, Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, SGT University, Gurugram

Rekha Chhillar

Tutor PG, SGT University,
Gurugram

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Asha Nadar, Uma. J.Deaver, Sunil Kumar Dular, & Rekha Chhillar. (2021). Effectiveness of Lecture Cum Demonstration on First Aid Management of Common Ailments in Terms of Knowledge among Accredited Social Health Activist (Asha) Workers. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 2060-2064. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15620