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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 4, Part D (2016)

A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge about first aid among school children (12-16 years) at Hilton matriculation higher secondary school in Chrompet, Chennai

Author(s)
V Hemavathy, VJ Bini Paul, M Nancy
Abstract
Children are always precious to their parents. Even though more care is taken to protect the child at home by family members, accidentally an emergency crisis may occur to the children in the home settings, and   schools or in external environment. The purpose of the study is to assess the knowledge among school children regarding first aid before and after administering the planned teaching programme, to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge among school children regarding first aid and to associate between post test knowledge score of first aid among school children with selected demographic variables such age, sex, educational status of parents, area of resident, religion and previous experience in accident. The study method was evaluative research approach and a pre experimental (one group pre test and post test) was used. Randomized sampling technique was used to select the sample. The total sample was 30 school children. Pre test and post test knowledge score was assessed by standardized questionnaires. The result of the study concluded that mean and standard deviation of knowledge level score in pre test was 10.13, 2.5 and post test score were 15.4, 1.7. The calculated ‘t’ value was 13.8 is statistically significant p value (0.001). It reveals that there was a significant difference in pre test and post test knowledge score. It is evident that the planned teaching programme was significantly effective in improving knowledge regarding first aid among school children.
Pages: 231-232  |  370 Views  23 Downloads
How to cite this article:
V Hemavathy, VJ Bini Paul, M Nancy. A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge about first aid among school children (12-16 years) at Hilton matriculation higher secondary school in Chrompet, Chennai. 2016; 2(4): 231-232.
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