Training Effectiveness in Change Knowledge and Attitude of Social Health Workers (Cadres) on Tuberculosis Disease

https://doi.org/10.22146/rpcpe.48151

Diah Prasetyorini(1*), Hari Kusnanto(2), Mora Claramita(3)

(1) Puskesmas Nglipar I
(2) Department of Family Medicine, Community, and Bioethics; Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing; Universitas Gadjah Mada
(3) Department of Family Medicine, Community, and Bioethics; Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing; Universitas Gadjah Mada
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


Background: Tuberculosis is a contagious disease that is still a public health problem. Indonesia is the country with the second most frequent tuberculosis cases in the world. One of the element that play a role in tuberculosis control is qualified human resources, including health cadres.

Objectives: To determine the effectiveness of training to increase knowledge and change the attitude of the health cadres against tuberculosis in Gunungkidul.

Methods: This study uses the Quasy Experiment research design, with a pretest-posttest design. Before the given intervention is given a pretest, then intervention in the form of training, after that do the posttest. After that analysis and test significance.

Results: There were 70 health cadres, 35 were given intervention (training) and 35 as controls. There was a significant increase in knowledge in training cadres (p < 0.05) and there was a difference in the level of knowledge between trained and untrained (p < 0.05), there was a change in attitude on the trained and untrained cadres (p < 0.05).

Conclusions: With the training, it can be improve knowledge and influence the attitude of health cadres against tuberculosis.


Keywords


health cadres; training; tuberculosis

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22146/rpcpe.48151

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