A Study to assess the effectiveness of structured video assisted teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding kangaroo mother care among antenatal mothers at selected tribal area in Munnar, Idukki District, Kerala

Mayakutty, D (2017) A Study to assess the effectiveness of structured video assisted teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding kangaroo mother care among antenatal mothers at selected tribal area in Munnar, Idukki District, Kerala. Masters thesis, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Nursing, Madurantakam.

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Abstract

A special type of care for neonates and their parents that provide early skin to skin contact between baby and the parents is Kangaroo Mother Care. This method enables parents to provide primary care and comfort to the neonates during their stay at home as well as in hospital areas. It is special way to care the neonates to foster their health and wellbeing by promoting effective thermal control, breastfeeding, infection prevention and bonding. A study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured video assisted teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding kangaroo mother care among antenatal mothers at selected tribal area in Munnar, Idukki district. The objectives were, to assess the level of knowledge and attitude regarding Kangaroo Mother Care, to evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding Kangaroo mother care, and to associate the selected demographic variables with level of knowledge and attitude regarding Kangaroo mother care among antenatal mothers at selected tribal areas in Munnar, Idukki district. A quantitative research approach of pre experimental with one group pre and post test design was chosen for this study. By using purposive sampling technique a total of 50 samples were included for the study. The structured video assisted teaching programme was given by researcher. Pre and post test was conducted by multiple choice questionnaires and three point likert attitude scale. Data were recorded and coded. The data analysis was done by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The result revealed that there was a statistically significant difference between pre and post test knowledge and attitude scores regarding Kangaroo Mother Care among Antenatal Mothers at level p < 0.001. This study implied that proper education regarding Kangaroo Mother Care to the antenatal mothers will foster the health and wellbeing of the neonates and thereby reduce the mortality and morbidity of the neonates during the initial stages of life after birth.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Structured video assisted teaching programme ; antenatal mothers ; knowledge and attitude ; Kangaroo mother care.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2018 17:17
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2018 17:17
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10055

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