A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE REGARDING THE FIRST AID MANAGEMENT OF ACCIDENTS IN THE CHILDREN AMONG PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS WITH VIEW TO DEVELOP INFORMATION BOOKLET IN SELECTED SCHOOLS OF ROHTAS.
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Background: Health is the level of functional and metabolic efficiency of a living being. In humans, it is the general condition of a person s body, mind and spirit, usually meaning to be free from illness, injury or pain. First aid is the first and immediate assistance given to any person with either a minor or serious illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery It includes initial intervention in a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available, such as performing Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) while waiting for an ambulance, as well as the complete treatment of minor conditions, such as applying a plaster to a cut First aid is generally performed by someone with basic medical training Mental health first aid is an extension of the concept of first aid to cover mental health, while psychological first aid is used as early treatment of people who are at risk for developing PTSD Conflict First Aid, focused on preservation and recovery of an individuals social or relationship well-being, is being piloted in Canada. Objectives of the study: 1. To assess the level of knowledge among school teachers regarding the First Aid Management. 2. To find out the association between knowledge scores of teachers regarding First Aid Management with socio demographic variables. 3. To prepare information booklet based on First Aid Management for school teachers.
Methodology: It is the descriptive study. The data was generated by using the structured questionnaire convenience sampling technique were adopted to selected 60 subjects. The data was obtained from the study subjects were analyzed and interpreted in terms of the objectives and assumption of the study. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used for the data analysis and the level set at 0.05. Results: Finding of the present study more than half of the population had average adequate knowledge at 80% and 6.7% of the population lied under poor knowledge and the rest of 13.3% of the population fall under good knowledge. The present study shows that, there is no significant association between first aid knowledge of primary school teacher and socio demographic variable and the p > 0.05.
Conclusion: The present study was carried out among the teachers of government school regarding the knowledge on First Aid Management in school teachers. A total number of 60 teachers were taken for the study. The analysis of the data was done using the frequency test and Chi-square test in SPSS. A non-experimental study was carried using purposive sampling technique, 60 samples of Government and privet school teachers were taken. Results shows that majority of the teachers were having average knowledge about the first aid.
[Raushan Kumar, Ravi Ranjan, Ravi Ranjan Kumar and Vibha Kumari (2023); A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE REGARDING THE FIRST AID MANAGEMENT OF ACCIDENTS IN THE CHILDREN AMONG PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS WITH VIEW TO DEVELOP INFORMATION BOOKLET IN SELECTED SCHOOLS OF ROHTAS. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 11 (Apr). 1115-1120] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/16769
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/16769
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