Assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching regarding the awareness of child abuse and its prevention among 3rd year B.Sc. nursing students in selected two nursing college, Indore
Background of the study: Child abuse or maltreatment constitutes all forms of physical and/or emotional ill-treatment, sexual abuse, neglect or negligent treatment or commercial or other exploitation, resulting in actual or potential harm to the child's health, survival, development or dignity. According to W.H.O, Child abuse includes physical assault, physical neglect, emotional abuse, and sexual assault that involve physical contact. Child abuse has far-reaching negative effects on its victims and on society. Survivors of child maltreatment are at greater risk for physical, emotional, work, and relationship problems throughout childhood and into adulthood. Child abuses are any threatening or violent interaction of physical, psychological or sexual nature, which may cause physical or psychological harm to the child. This includes neglect and withholding essential aid, medical care and education. Sexual and physical abuse are forms of physical violence .It is also addition to the forms of mental abuse exist. Forced marriage at a very young age and ritual circumcision of girls are also forms of child abuse. Children have the right to protection from all forms of maltreatment, abuse, neglect and violence.
Aims: To assess the knowledge regarding the awareness of Child Abuse and its prevention among 3rd year B.Sc. nursing students.
Design: A Quantitative Pre-Experimental research approach.
Sample: Simple random Sampling method was used to collect the sample. The sample consists of 90 students.
Results: Finding revealed that majority of the 3rd year B.sc Nursing students are Christians(77.5%), with parents Occupation as Daily Wages(87.5%), previous knowledge regarding the topic is 87.5%,and type of family is Nuclear (87.5%), had not attended conference are 67.5%. The results shows that in Religion(x2=7.81), parent's Occupation(x2=16.91), previous knowledge (x2=7.81), Family Type (x2=7.81), Attended conference(x2=7.81). Family Type is the only socio-demographic variable is significant and the religion, parent's occupation, previous knowledge, and attended conference are in non-significant.
Conclusion: The findings reveal that the 3rdyr B.Sc. Nursing students were lacking knowledge in the aspect of awareness of Child Abuse and its prevention. The Video assisted teaching was provided to enhance their knowledge in these aspect sand update their knowledge regarding awareness of Child Abuse and its prevention. Students enhanced their level of knowledge. The findings of the study helped to bring awareness among the 3rd year B.Sc. Nursing Students regarding the awareness of Child Abuse and its prevention and they also can use their knowledge in professional enhancement and can give best possible awareness to the children at risk.
Bunty Parmar. Assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching regarding the awareness of child abuse and its prevention among 3rd year B.Sc. nursing students in selected two nursing college, Indore. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2021;4(1):188-190. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2021.v4.i1c.151