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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 206) Last page : ( 210)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00048.9

Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding the effect of Drug Abuse among adolescents in selected schools at Kollam

Ms. Robin Amitha1, Ms. Rocha Jisha Ashi1, Ms. Mariam Linta P1, Ms. Nelson Navya1, Ms. Sebastian Snovy1, Mr. Jerin J.2,*

1Third Year B. Sc Nursing Students of Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

2Nursing, Tutor, Medical Surgical Department, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

*Corresponding Author E-mail: jerinjviolin@gmail.com

Online published on 3 January, 2020.

Abstract

A study was done to evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding the effect of drug abuse among adolescents in selected schools at Kollam. The objectives of the study were to assess the knowledge regarding the effect of drug abuse among adolescents, to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme regarding the effect of drug abuse among adolescents, to determine the association between pretest knowledge regarding the effect of drug abuse and selected demographic variables. Quantitative research approach was selected with one group pretest posttest research design. Purposive sampling technique was used. The sample comprised of 60 adolescents studying in selected schools at Kollam. The researcher assesses the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme using knowledge questionnaire. Video assisted teaching programme was given to group and posttest conducted on fifth day after pretest. The collected data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings of the study were, the mean posttest score (13.77±1.78) is greater than the mean pretest score (10.07±1.90) and the calculated t value is greater than the table value. which indicate that, there is significant increase in the knowledge regarding the effects of drug abuse among adolescents. The association between level of knowledge regarding the effects of drug abuse among adolescents and selected demographic variables shows association only with religion. There is no association between other demographic variables such as gender, family history, family type, food habits. The present study suggested that video assisted teaching programme improved the knowledge regarding the effect of drug abuse among adolescents.

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Keywords

Effectiveness, Video assisted teaching; knowledge, effect of drug abuse, adolescents.

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