Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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



Address:   Ms. Amitha Robin1, Ms. Jisha Ashi Rocha1, Ms. Linta P Mariam1, Ms. Navya Nelson1,Ms. Snovy Sebastian1, 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
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00048.9

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.
KEYWORDS:
Effectiveness, Video assisted teaching; knowledge, effect of drug abuse, adolescents.
Cite:
Amitha Robin, Jisha Ashi Rocha, Linta P Mariam, Navya Nelson, Snovy Sebastian, Jerin J.. Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding the effect of Drug Abuse among adolescents in selected schools at Kollam. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2019; 7(3):206-210.
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