A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Beginning Skills Regarding the First Aid Management of Selected Minor Injuries in Children Among the School Teachers Working in the Selected Primary Schools of Narma
- First aid management, Effectiveness, Video assisted teaching programme, knowledge and beginning skills, naughty, deficient and impulsive, Selected minor injuries, school premises.
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Background: School age children are active youngster, have more interest in playing, attempt to get mastery over
new motor skills and these age group children can be naughty, deficient and impulsive from time to time which
is perfectly normal. So, occurrences of unexpected injuries are more common especially among primary school
children. It is important for the school teachers to have knowledge and equipped with relevant skills of first aid
management to deal with any emergency situation occur in school premises.
Aim: To assess the effectiveness of Video assisted teaching programme on knowledge and beginning skills
regarding FAM of selected common conditions in children among school teachers.
Methods: Pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test design was used for the study. Population of the study was
school teachers of two selected schools. Sample comprises of 40 school teachers convenient sampling technique
was used to select the sample. Structured knowledge questionnaire, observation checklist and lesson plan were
used an instruments.
Results: In the pre-test regarding knowledge score out of 40 primary school teachers 35(87.5%) had inadequate
knowledge, 5(12.5%) of them had moderate knowledge and none of them had adequate knowledge on the other
hand for the beginning skills 33(87.5%) of school teachers had poor beginning skills, 5(12.5%) had moderate
beginning skills and none of them had good beginning skills. In the post-test majority 33(82.5%) of school teachers
had adequate knowledge, 7(17.5%) had moderate knowledge and none of them had inadequate knowledge. With
regards to beginning skills 33(82.5%) of the school teachers had good beginning skills and 7 (17.5%) had moderate
beginning skills and none of them had poor beginning skills after the administration of video assisted teaching
Conclusion: VATP was found to be an effective teaching strategy in improving knowledge and beginning skills of
school teachers regarding first aid management of selected minor injuries in children.