Author(s): G.L. Abisha Bel, R. Bright

Email(s): abishabelgl@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00060   

Address: G.L. Abisha Bel1, R. Bright2
1Department of Paediatrics, P.S. College of Nursing, Thalakkulam, Tamilnadu, India.
2Department of Microbiology, Thasiah College of Nursing, Marthandam, Tamilnadu, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
Menstrual cup have been available for decades, but it could not attains its popularity among women because of its bulky design and the need for multiple sizes. But in recent times it became one of the important topics to be discussed, because of its health benefits for the user as well as its eco-friendly nature. The study is aimed to assess the feasibility of usage of menstrual cup by new users, who have been using other means of conventional menstrual sanitary protection such as sanitary pads, tampons and cloths. A pre-experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of computer assisted instruction on use of menstrual cup among select students from P.S College of nursing of Kanniyakumari district of Tamil Nadu, India. Totally 30 participants, those who met the inclusion and exclusion criteria were selected by convenient sampling technique. A pretest was conducted by using a structured questionnaire, followed by computer assisted instruction. After 7 days post test was taken. The result of the post test score revealed that the computer assisted instruction had its impact on improving the level of knowledge regarding usage of menstrual cup among college students, the overall mean score of pretest was 5.9 with a S.D of 3.8, whereas in post test the overall mean score was 18 with S.D of 1.5.The t-test value was -1.00 which statistically significant at p<005 level of significance. After computer assisted instruction, it was found that all the students were acquired knowledge of menstrual cup, 16.7% of them had moderate knowledge and 83.3% of them showed adequate knowledge. The score of the study have been found to be statistically significant (p=0.001) and the study implies that the education has a vital role in improving the knowledge of college students regarding usage of menstrual cup. The changes brought among students could be transferred to their families and disseminated in to the community in a wide extent.


Cite this article:
G.L. Abisha Bel, R. Bright. Study on Effectiveness of Computer assisted instruction over the usage of Menstrual cup among Select College Students. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(3):263-5. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00060

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G.L. Abisha Bel, R. Bright. Study on Effectiveness of Computer assisted instruction over the usage of Menstrual cup among Select College Students. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(3):263-5. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00060   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-3-19


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