Statement of the Problem: A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching (VAT) on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Corona Virus Among Staff Nurses Working in AH & RC, B G Nagara, Karnataka

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Dipankar Maiti
Balaji M S

Abstract

At present scenario COVID infection creates a pandemic and cruel deadly situation through worldwide. First
case of Corona virus infection reported in Wuhan City of China in December 2019.Beginging from normal fever
& common cold it becomes severe with the symptoms of breathing difficulty, persistent fever, loss of taste &
smell etc. It travels through air from human to human as a form of droplet infection. So, to check and increases
the knowledge regarding prevention of corona virus among staff nurses working in AH & RC, B.G Nagara,
Karnataka; I have done one video assisted teaching (VAT) session. Among total 60 staff nurse I have divided
them into two groups as follows: 40 members in Experimental group & 20 members in Control group. The data
collection done from 01-10-2021 to 11-10-2021 in AH & RC, B. G Nagara. After data analysing found that in the
pre-test level of knowledge 80% Poor, 15% Average, 5% Good knowledge in control group and 75% Poor, 20%
Average, 5% Good knowledge experimental group. The above posttest reveals that the percentage distribution
of level of knowledge 60% Poor, 30% Average, 10% Good knowledge in control group and Average 7.5% ,62.5%
Good & 30% having very good knowledge in experimental group.The results show that gained knowledge by
the effectiveness of video assisted teaching in experimental group is 44.43%.

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Dipankar Maiti

Final Year B.Sc. Nursing, Adichunchanagiri College of Nursing, Rajiv Gandhi University
of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Balaji M S

Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Adichunchanagiri College of Nursing, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.