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Child Health Nursing Research 2015;21(1):11-19.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4094/chnr.2015.21.1.11
Development of an Infants' Sleep Health Program Using a Video for SIDS Prevention Education and Measurement of the Program's Effects.
Sook Jang, Il Ok Kim
1Department of Nursing Graduate School, Sahmyook University, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Nursing, Sahmyook University Professor, Seoul, Korea. kimio@syu.ac.kr
PURPOSE: The purposes of this study were to develop an infant sleep health education program using a video for SIDS prevention education and to measure the effects of the program. METHODS: The infant sleep health education program consisted of presentations and motor images. The formation of educational material was directed by the systematic design of instruction. Participants in this study were 59 primiparous women from postpartum care centers. The instruments used in this study were criterion referenced test items for knowledge about infant sleep health and confidence inventory. Experimental group I was given the treatment of infant sleep health education program. Experimental group II was given the program using a video reinforcement after 2 weeks. On the other hand, control group was given no treatment. RESULTS: There was a significant increase in knowledge and confidence in the performance of mother's roles of both experimental group I and experimental group II over the control group. No significant difference was founds for knowledge and confidence in the performance of mother's roles between experimental group I and II. CONCLUSION: The results indicate that this program is a very effective intervention for better sleep health in infants by helping the mothers increase confidence in their role performance.
Key words: Infant; Sleep; Health education; Video; Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
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