A study to assess effectiveness of video assisted teaching on knowledge regarding polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) among selected students at Arya nursing college, Assam
Shyamasree Samaddar, Takhelmayum Pintu, Suchana Das, Bhagyashree Brahma, kabyasree Atreya
PCOD, first year BSC nursing students and GNM nursing students, one group pre- test post- test pre experimental design, convenient ssampling technique.
With the recent advancement in technology in medical field, there is a number of PCOD cases detected every day. Statistics indicate that in India, 1 in every 5women below the age of 35yrs is said to have PCOD. It also affects over 10 million women globally. Modern science commonly prescribes treatment for PCOD like hormonal treatment, ayurvedic etc, but it does not eliminate the root cause of this disorder. Over 600 million women, globally silently suffer from menstrual disorders, hair growth on the face and obesity associated with PCOD. This is a great time to focus on the health of female in the reproductive age by diet modification, regular exercises, lifestyle changes and correcting the health problems such as hormonal defects preventing infertility, endocrine and metabolic disturbances. The aim of the study is to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching on knowledge regarding Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) Among Selected Student at Arya Nursing College and Arya school of Nursing, Assam comparing the pre-test and post-test knowledge score. The study also aims to find the association between pre-test and post-test knowledge score regarding polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) among selected students of Arya Nursing College and Arya School of Nursing with their selected demographic variables. One group pre-test. post - test pre - experimental design was selected for the study. 60 first year BSC nursing students and first year GNM students in Arya Nursing College and Arya School of Nursing were selected by Convenient sampling technique was used to select the sample for study. A demographic proforma was used to collect information from the participants and knowledge questionnaire was (developed and validated) was used to assess the knowledge regarding PCOD. A video was developed and validated by experts for imparting knowledge regarding PCOD after pre-test to the participants in the study. The obtained data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics and interpreted in terms of objectives and hypothesis of the study. The level of significance was set at 0.05 level. In the pre-test, the subjects had inadequate knowledge with the mean percentage of 17.23% with SD 3.78. After the video as
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