Effectiveness of a video assisted teaching program on knowledge regarding Alzheimer’s disease among adults in a selected urban community, Bankura West Bengal
Nabamita Mahapatra and Binapani De
A true experimental study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of a video assisted teaching program on knowledge regarding Alzheimer's disease among adults in a selected community of Bankura, West Bengal. The objectives were to assess the knowledge regarding Alzheimer's disease among adults, to evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching program and to find out the association of pre-test knowledge of adults with selected demographic variables. Pre-test post-test control group design with 45 adults in each of control and experimental group were selected by simple random sampling method who were fulfil the inclusion criteria. Data were collected using structured knowledge questionnaire. Video on Alzheimer's disease was developed and validated by the experts. Study findings revealed that the video assisted teaching programme was effective in increasing the knowledge as evident from the mean difference (‘t’=11.87 df (44); p=0.01) of pre-test and post-test knowledge score. There was no significant association between pre-test knowledge score and selected demographic variables like age, marital status but there was association between the previous knowledge score and educational qualification and occupation of adults. It was recommended that further study could be undertaken using large sample in different other settings. The study has implications for mental health nursing practice, education, administration, and research.
Nabamita Mahapatra, Binapani De. Effectiveness of a video assisted teaching program on knowledge regarding Alzheimer’s disease among adults in a selected urban community, Bankura West Bengal . Int J Adv Psychiatric Nurs 2023;5(1):100-106. DOI: 10.33545/26641348.2023.v5.i1b.117