A study to assess the effectiveness of cognitive edification program on knowledge regarding organ donation among students of selected colleges
Rajnee Herald and Dr. Farukh Khan
Organ donation/ gift is a one-of-a-kind social movement that impacts the conveyance of medical care to extensive variety of patients. Transplantation is the treatment of decision that further develops future and personal satisfaction. What's more, transplantation adds to lessening medical services use. The gift and transplantation framework addresses a perplexing practice and is subject to individual mentalities, social designs, social practices and strict convictions. Advances in immunology and surgical techniques are transforming organ transplant is an important therapeutical option. Organ gift is the gift of living tissue or organ of the human body, from a living or dead individual to a living recipient needing a transfer.
Objective: The aim of this pilot study assesses the effectiveness of cognitive edification program to improve knowledge among students of selected colleges toward organ donation.
Methods: Students completed a self-administered questionnaire after a cognitive edification programme. Non-medical students completed the same questionnaire at their study centre. The questionnaire included a test that was used to assess knowledge about organ donation. After completing pre-test then organized cognitive edification program regarding organ donation to improve the knowledge and enhance the number of organ donor for the benefit of the men kind. Then ask same questions to participant as the form of post-test and at the end calculate the pre-test and post test score to find out the level of knowledge on organ donation and also to assess the effectiveness of cognitive edification program
Results: The Participants are 30 college going students in the first-second year of B. Ed & D. Ed responded with majority, 26.67% (80) of sample are 27-32 Years of age. Assessment of the level of pre-test knowledge among students depicts that, majority of respondents (55.67%) had poor knowledge scores, (36.00%) had average knowledge scores, (05.00%) had good knowledge and (03.33%) had excellent knowledge scores. The finding of the study in post-test are majority of respondents (43.33%) had good knowledge, (39.00%) had excellent knowledge, (12.67%) had average knowledge and (05.00%) had poor knowledge of students.
Conclusion: This study shows that students of selected colleges have knowledge on organ donation and they express their interest towards organ donation after attending cognitive edification program.
Rajnee Herald, Dr. Farukh Khan. A study to assess the effectiveness of cognitive edification program on knowledge regarding organ donation among students of selected colleges. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2023;5(1):130-131. DOI: 10.33545/surgicalnursing.2023.v5.i1b.128