Effectiveness of Parent Education Programme on Parental Anxiety in Parents of Children Admitted in Pediatric Intensive Care UnitJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 12)
Publication Date: 2018-12-05
Authors : Pooja Rathor; Raminder Kalra; Sr. Rita P.D.;
Page : 1508-1509
Keywords : PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit;
The present study to develop and assess the effectiveness of Parent Education Programme on prevention and management of anxiety in parents of children admitted in PICU of selected hospitals in New Delhi. The sample consisted of 80 parents of children admitted in PICU.40 samples each for experimental and control group by using purposive sampling technique. Speilberger state trait anxiety scale (STAI) was used to assess the level of anxiety. Parent Education programme were developed and administered to reduce the parental anxiety. The result revealed that difference between pre- test and post -test anxiety scoret value was 14.57 for degree of (39) at 0.05 level of significance. This shows that there is significant decrease in anxiety after administration of Parent Education Programme. The post- test mean anxiety score of experimental group and the post- test mean anxiety score of control group shows t value of 6.5 for the degree of freedom (78) at 0.05 level of significance. This shows there is significant decrease in anxiety experimental group than the control group after the administration of Parent Education Programme. There is significant association between level of anxiety of parents and age of parent, type of family and education of parents. But there was no association with respect to other variables of parents such as occupation and gender.
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