Assessment of the effectiveness of video assisted teaching (VAT) Programme on knowledge regarding joint pain & its prevention among B.Sc. Nursing students of Shimla nursing college, Annandale, Shimla, H.P: An interventional study
Background: Joint pain is the sensation of discomfort or soreness in joints of the body. Joints are the spaces or areas where two or more bones meet, such as the hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle. The joints allow our bones to move. They are made up of cartilage, ligaments, tendons, bursas (fluid-filled sacs that help cushion the joint), and the synovial membrane (lining of the joint capsule that secretes synovial fluid to lubricate the joint).
Aim: The main aim of this study was to improve the knowledge of nursing students regarding joint pain & its prevention.
Methodology: A quantitative approach with Pre-experimental, one group pre-test post-test design was used.
Sample and sampling technique: This study included 80 students of Shimla Nursing College and technique was simple convenient sampling technique.
Setting: The research setting was Shimla Nursing College, Annandale, Shimla, H.P.
Tools and methodology: The Socio Demographic Performa and Structured Knowledge Questionnaire were used to collect the data. After assessing the preexisting level of knowledge of the sample, (VAT) programme on joint pain & its prevention was administered to the B.Sc. Nursing students. At the end post test was conducted.
Results: The results indicated that mean post- test knowledge scores was (18.96) higher than their mean pre-test score (14.19). The obtained mean difference was (4.770) between pre-test and post test knowledge score of students and was found to be statistically significant as evident from the ’t’ value (18.35) *Sig at 0.05 level. The results of the post test depicted that only 1 student (1.3%) had below average knowledge, 25 students (31.3%) had average knowledge & 54 students (67.5%) had good knowledge. It was concluded that Video Assisted Teaching programme was effective in improving the level of knowledge among students of Shimla Nursing College, regarding joint pain and its prevention.
Dr. Pallavi Pathania, Shivani Saklani, Kalpna Sharma, Kalpna Thakur, Kiran, Kriti, Manisha Pandit, Neelam Chauhan, Neha Negi, Nikita Thakur, Palvi Parasher, Parul Sharma. Assessment of the effectiveness of video assisted teaching (VAT) Programme on knowledge regarding joint pain & its prevention among B.Sc. Nursing students of Shimla nursing college, Annandale, Shimla, H.P: An interventional study. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2021;3(1):21-26.