Effectiveness of Video-Assisted Teaching Program on Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Temporary Family Planning Method among Postnatal Mothers

  • Monisha U.1, Indu Balakrishnan2
Keywords: Video-assisted teaching program; Knowledge; Attitude; Socio personal variables

Abstract

The present study was intended to evaluate the effectiveness of video-assisted teaching program on
knowledge and attitude regarding temporary family planning method among postnatal mothers. Objectives
were to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding temporary family planning method among postnatal
mothers,evaluate the effectiveness of video-assisted teaching program on knowledge and attitude and to find
out its association with socio personal variables. The theoretical framework adopted for the study was Betty
Neuman Systems Model. The investigator adopted quantitative pre experimental approach and the research
design used was one group pre test post test design. The study was conducted in the postnatal ward and family
planning OPD of Govt. T.D. Medical College Hospital, Alappuzha. Fifty sample were selected by purposive
sampling. The socio personal variables were gathered by self reporting. The knowledge and attitude were
assessed by Structured Questionnaire and Modified Likert scale respectively. The sample were provided
witha video-assisted teaching program on second postnatal day in the postnatal ward and the post test were
conducted on 45 days after normal vaginal delivery in the family planning OPD. The findings revealed that
there was a significant difference in the level of knowledge and attitude among postnatal mothers after videoassisted
teaching program at p < 0.001. Thus it was concluded that video-assisted teaching program had a
significant effect in improving the level of knowledge and attitude regarding temporary family planning
method among postnatal mothers.

Author Biography

Monisha U.1, Indu Balakrishnan2

1Lecturer, Amrita College of Nursing, Amrita Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, AMRITA
Viswavidhyapeetham, Health Science Campus, Kochi, Kerala, 2Assistant Professor, Govt. College of Nursing,
Ernakulam, HMT Colony, Kalamassery, Kochi, Kerala, India

Published
2020-05-22
How to Cite
Monisha U.1, Indu Balakrishnan2. (2020). Effectiveness of Video-Assisted Teaching Program on Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Temporary Family Planning Method among Postnatal Mothers. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 116-119. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1077