International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

A Non-Experimental Descriptive Pre-Test Study to Develop SIM Module regarding Home Care of Epileptic Children among Mothers in Selected Hospitals of Pune City

Meena Prakash Zore [2]

Abstract: Objectives 1. To assess the knowledge regarding epilepsy among mothers.2. To correlate the association between knowledge and selected demographic variable. The tool used for data collection was structured interview schedule, which consisted of a questionnaire to assess the knowledge of the sample regarding epilepsy in children For generating necessary data a structured questionnaires was develop which consist of two section Section 1: It deals with the analysis of the demographic data of the samples. Section 2: Questionnaires on mother knowledge regarding epilepsy and its management SIM module was prepared regarding the home care of epilepsy at home. Content validity of the tool verifying it with the experts from the field of nursing and medicine. Reliability of the tool was established by test retest method and was found to be 1. The health teaching was also validated by experts. Pilot study was carried out on 12 samples for feasibility. A non-experimental descriptive study was done on 100. Major Finding related to demographic characteristics. The majority of 100 of people in pre-test of study group were having poor knowledge score 6 %. , in pre-test of study group were having average knowledge score 55 % and 39 % study group were having good knowledge score. Association with knowledge score and selected demographic variables The finding on relationship of the selected variable of people show that, there is a significant association between education status and type of family with knowledge score on assessing knowledge of mothers regarding epilepsy, but there is no association between age, occupation and monthly income. Hence it can be concluded that there is significant association between knowledge and certain selected variable. Thus level of knowledge is dependent on the certain selected variable

Keywords: SIM- Self instructional model

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,

Pages: 533 - 534

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