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Original Article

Effectiveness of Video-assisted Teaching on Knowledge and Attitude Regarding De-escalation and Breakaway Technique for Aggressive Behavior among Staff Nurses, at Selected Hospitals, Puducherry

D Revathi, R Danasu

Keywords : Aggression, De-escalation and breakaway technique, Effectiveness, Staff nurses, Video-assisted teaching

Citation Information : Revathi D, Danasu R. Effectiveness of Video-assisted Teaching on Knowledge and Attitude Regarding De-escalation and Breakaway Technique for Aggressive Behavior among Staff Nurses, at Selected Hospitals, Puducherry. 2021; 14 (1):11-14.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-12175

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Background: Nursing staff are particularly vulnerable to aggression because they are frequently on the front lines: physical assault at work was reported by 46% of nurses working in working-age psychiatric services and 64% of nurses working in older people\'s psychiatric services, respectively. Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), 2001, p. 104, this study is based on video-assisted teaching is an awareness program about de-escalation and breakaway technique knowledge and attitude should be improved among staff nurse. Aims and objectives: To assess the level of knowledge and attitude regarding de-escalation and breakaway technique among staff nurses, to assess the effectiveness of video-assisted teaching on knowledge and attitude, and to associate the level of knowledge and attitude regarding de-escalation and breakaway technique among staff nurses in the experimental and control groups with their selected demographic variables. Materials and methods: The study employed a quasi-experimental, non-randomized control group design. A convenience sampling technique was used to select a sample of 200 staff nurses. A structured closed-ended questionnaire and the management of aggression and violence attitude scale (MAVAS) were used to assess it. Results: The study found that video-assisted teaching had a statistically significant impact on staff nurses’ knowledge and attitudes about de-escalation and breakaway techniques for aggressive behavior at the p value 0.001 level. Conclusion: According to the findings, video-assisted teaching was effective in improving staff nurses’ knowledge and attitudes about de-escalation and breakaway techniques for aggressive behavior.


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