Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2017

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Sim on Knowledge and Practice Regarding Identification of Health Problems of School Children and their Prevention among the Government Primary School Teachers in selected Rural areas of Bagalkot



Address:   Mr. Praveen S. Pateel1, Mr. Shivangouda V. Malagoudar2
1Associate Professor & HOD Nursing Foundation, Department of Community Health Nursing, B. V.V. Sangha’s Sajjalashree Institute of Nursing Sciences Navanagar, Bagalkot. Karnataka.
2 Staff Nurse Gadaga Institution Of Medical Sciences, Gadaga
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2017.00066.0

ABSTRACT:
Background: The school contains the largest single capture audience for Health Education. At present there are 98 percent million children (50.4 Million boys, and 47.7 Million girls) enrolled in about 5.55 lakh primary schools in India (statistical hand book of India 1992). In rural areas 96.4 present of the population is served by primary schools located within in one kilometer. The school is like a second home for the children. Teachers are best required to be required to undertake the task of Health Education. Their educational background and skills benefit them for this work. RESULTS: Knowledge wise comparison of government primary school teachers in pre-test and post-test reveals the following results. In pre-test, majority of the 45% of government primary school teachers had poor knowledge followed by 30% government primary school teachers with good knowledge, 17.5% had average knowledge and 7.5% of government primary school teachers with excellent knowledge. No government primary school teachers had very poor knowledge. However after administration of SIM. In post test majority of 45% of government primary school teachers had excellent knowledge followed by 27.5% government primary school teachers with good knowledge, 27.5% had average knowledge and No government primary school teachers had very poor knowledge after implementation of SIM. Practice wise comparison of government primary school teachers in pre-test and post-test reveals the following results. In pre-test, out of 40 government primary school teachers majority of 72.5% of government primary school teachers had excellent practice followed by 25% government primary school teachers with good practice, 10% had average practice and No government primary school teachers had poor and very poor practice. However after implementation of SIM in post-test highest percentage 92.5% of government primary school teachers had excellent practice followed by 7.5% government primary school teachers with good practice.
KEYWORDS:
Health problem, Prevention
Cite:
Praveen S. Pateel, Shivangouda V. Malagoudar . A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Sim on Knowledge and Practice Regarding Identification of Health Problems of School Children and their Prevention among the Government Primary School Teachers in selected Rural areas of Bagalkot. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research.2017; 7(3): 330-336.
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