Assessment of Effectiveness of Educational Intervention on Knowledge among Bio-Medical Waste Handlers
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
www.ijsr.net | Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed International Journal

ISSN: 2319-7064



Downloads: 122

Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014

Assessment of Effectiveness of Educational Intervention on Knowledge among Bio-Medical Waste Handlers

Tukaram B. Zagade, Dr. Asha K. Pratinidhi

Background: The seriousness of improper bio-medical waste management was brought to the light during summer 1998. Data available from Indian studies, mostly hospitals, indicate that roughly about 1-5kg/ bed/day of waste is generated.1 The Knowledge of medical, paramedical staff about the biomedical waste management is important to improve the biomedical waste management practices.2 Aim: To improve environmental sanitation, reduce the risk of infectious and toxic waste to the biomedical waste handlers and the community. Objectives: 1. To assess the status of knowledge among bio-medical waste handlers regarding disposal of biomedical waste in Krishna Hospital, Karad.2. To assess the status of knowledge among bio-medical waste handlers regarding disposal of biomedical waste after the educational Intervention.3. To determine the association of knowledge among bio-medical waste handlers with selected socio demographic variables. Material & methods: A before and after interventional study was carried out on the same group of participants i. e. biomedical waste handlers at Krishna Hospital, Karad in the state of Maharashtra from October 2008 to September 2013. Results: Area wise effectiveness of educational intervention has shown an improvement in proportion of workers answering questions related to knowledge correctly. The percentage improvement has ranged from 6.4 % to 78.1 %.

Keywords: Biomedical waste management, Educational Intervention

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014

Pages: 371 - 377

Share this Article

How to Cite this Article?

Tukaram B. Zagade, Dr. Asha K. Pratinidhi, "Assessment of Effectiveness of Educational Intervention on Knowledge among Bio-Medical Waste Handlers", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SEP14155, Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014, 371 - 377

Enter Your Email Address




Similar Articles with Keyword 'Biomedical waste management'

Downloads: 115

Research Paper, Medicine Science, India, Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014

Pages: 1885 - 1891

Assessment of Effectiveness of Educational Intervention on Practice among Bio-Medical Waste Handler

Dr. Asha. K. Pratinidhi, Tukaram B. Zagade, Dr. Satish V.Kakade

Share this Article

Downloads: 146

Research Paper, Medicine Science, India, Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017

Pages: 237 - 240

A Study on Biomedical Waste Management in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Kolkata

Baishakhi Paria, Sunetra Kaviraj Roy, Aritra Ganguly

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Educational Intervention'

Downloads: 115

Research Paper, Medicine Science, India, Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014

Pages: 1885 - 1891

Assessment of Effectiveness of Educational Intervention on Practice among Bio-Medical Waste Handler

Dr. Asha. K. Pratinidhi, Tukaram B. Zagade, Dr. Satish V.Kakade

Share this Article

Downloads: 119

Research Paper, Medicine Science, India, Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014

Pages: 1293 - 1298

Efficacy of an Information Booklet on Knowledge Regarding Cardiac Rehabilitation among Clients with Coronary Artery Disease

Shalet Alex, Ancy Ramesh, Vidya Sahare

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Biomedical'

Downloads: 104

Case Studies, Medicine Science, Bulgaria, Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016

Pages: 1150 - 1153

Management of Tooth with Periapical Lesion and Severe External and Internal Root Resorption - 5 year Follow-Up - Two Case Reports

Gusiyska A.

Share this Article

Downloads: 115

Research Paper, Medicine Science, India, Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014

Pages: 1885 - 1891

Assessment of Effectiveness of Educational Intervention on Practice among Bio-Medical Waste Handler

Dr. Asha. K. Pratinidhi, Tukaram B. Zagade, Dr. Satish V.Kakade

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'waste'

Downloads: 111

Research Paper, Medicine Science, India, Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014

Pages: 862 - 865

Comparison of Growth Parameters of School Age Children according to WHO and CDC Standard Growth Norms - A Descriptive Survey

Rupehali Sharma, Sangeetha Priyadarshini, Ansuya

Share this Article

Downloads: 112

Review Papers, Medicine Science, Saudi Arabia, Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015

Pages: 1676 - 1678

Role of Laboratory Tests and Ultrasound in Detection of the Dangers of Total Dissolved Solids in Drinking-Water

Ayman Ahmed Kosba, Ibrahim A Ginawi, Awdah Al-Hazmi, Ibrahim Abdalla Mohamed Elshikh, Waleed S. Mohamed, Amir Mahgoub Awadelkareem

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'management'

Downloads: 1

Research Paper, Medicine Science, India, Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021

Pages: 375 - 380

Comparative Study of Sammoha Loha, Navayas Loha & Mustadi Churna in the Pandu Vyadhi W.S.R. Anaemia

Dr. Sanjay A. Dhurve

Share this Article

Downloads: 44

Research Paper, Medicine Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017

Pages: 1515 - 1520

Baseline Needs Assessment for Breast Cancer Awareness and Management among Paramedical Health Care Providers in Iraq

Nada A.S. Alwan; Wafa' M. Alattar; Nawar Al Mallah; Thamira K. Hassoun

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Educational'

Downloads: 44

Research Paper, Medicine Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017

Pages: 1515 - 1520

Baseline Needs Assessment for Breast Cancer Awareness and Management among Paramedical Health Care Providers in Iraq

Nada A.S. Alwan; Wafa' M. Alattar; Nawar Al Mallah; Thamira K. Hassoun

Share this Article

Downloads: 95

Review Papers, Medicine Science, India, Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020

Pages: 939 - 950

Ivermectin - A Key in the Bunch of Keys to Unlock the Other Activities Including Educational Institutions in COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. R. P. Pareek, Dr. Rajnish Saxena, Dr. Vaibhav Saxena

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Intervention'

Downloads: 44

Research Paper, Medicine Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017

Pages: 1515 - 1520

Baseline Needs Assessment for Breast Cancer Awareness and Management among Paramedical Health Care Providers in Iraq

Nada A.S. Alwan; Wafa' M. Alattar; Nawar Al Mallah; Thamira K. Hassoun

Share this Article

Downloads: 92

Research Paper, Medicine Science, India, Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014

Pages: 586 - 593

Effectiveness of Structured Education on Caregivers Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Colostomy Care

Arun Kadam, Mahadeo B Shinde

Share this Article



Top