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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
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2023, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part B

Effect of video assisted teaching on knowledge, attitude and practice regarding ergonomics among secretaries at selected tertiary care center, Puducherry

Subashini S, Mary Sathya Sundary, Kalaivani, Dr. Malarvizhi S, Sr. Dr. Moni K and Dr. Ravichandran K

Background: The computer is vital tool in many different jobs and activities; longer periods of using a computer can increase chance of developing a musculoskeletal injury. The movement of body and limbs is inescapable in human-computer interaction. These continuous movements cause repetitive strain injury.
Objectives: To assess the level of Knowledge, Attitude & Practice regarding ergonomics among secretaries before video assisted teaching, To determine the effect of video assisted teaching on the level of Knowledge, Attitude & Practice regarding ergonomics among secretaries and To determine the association between pre-test level of Knowledge, Attitude& Practice regarding ergonomics among secretaries with the selected Socio-Demographic Variables.
Methodology: Quantitative research approach, quasi experimental one group pre and post test design was adopted. Descriptive and inferential statistics was used. Simple random sampling technique by lottery method was used. The tool used for collection of data which consist of socio demographical variables, self-structured knowledge and practice questionnaires, 5 point likert scale for attitude was used to assess the level of knowledge, attitude and practice regarding ergonomics.
Result and Discussion: 22% had average knowledge, and 78% had a poor knowledge in pre-test. In post- test 6% had average knowledge, 94% had good knowledge. Regard to the overall attitude, 24% had poor attitude, 76% had average attitude in pre-test. In post-test 12% had average attitude and 88% had good attitude. Regard to the overall practice, 26% had average practice and 74% had poor practice in pre-test. In post-test 2% had poor practice, 72% had average practice and 26% had good practice. There is a significant association found between level of attitude with the socio demographical variable like number of hours using computer (p<0.003) and mode of travel (p<0.017)
Conclusion: The study findings revealed that there was a significant improvement in the level of knowledge, attitude and practice regarding Ergonomics among secretaries followed by video assisted teaching.
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How to cite this article:
Subashini S, Mary Sathya Sundary, Kalaivani, Dr. Malarvizhi S, Sr. Dr. Moni K, Dr. Ravichandran K. Effect of video assisted teaching on knowledge, attitude and practice regarding ergonomics among secretaries at selected tertiary care center, Puducherry. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2023;5(1):132-136. DOI: 10.33545/surgicalnursing.2023.v5.i1b.129
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