Throughout life a human being is faced with all kinds of the accidents / injuries internally and externally, which may endanger the life of the individual. If these injuries / accidents are attended by a first aider immediately, then residual effects fatality can be prevented. A Pre experimental research design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme regarding first aid management. Purposive sampling technique used to select 50 auto drivers for this study. The data was collected by using questionnaire and checklist developed by the researcher. A planned teaching programme on first aid management was administered to the auto drivers and was evaluated. The collected data were tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics and the findings showed that the majority 33 (66%) had adequate knowledge and 17 (34%) had moderately adequate knowledge and 40 (80%) had positive attitude and 10 (20%) had neutral attitude after the post test. This study finding showed that the knowledge and attitude of the auto drivers increased after the planned teaching programme. Karl Pearson test showed that there was a positive correlation (0.55) between knowledge and attitude. There were no significant association between the post test level of knowledge and attitude of auto drivers regarding first aid management with the selected demographic variables.
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J.C. Frank. A Pre Experimental Study to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding selected first aid management among auto drivers in selected area at Madurai, Tamilnadu 2012. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management. 2017; 5(2):119-122. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2017.00026.9