The Effectiveness of Little Doctor Training to Improve Knowledge, Attitude and Skills at Early Age

Yunita Puspita Sari Pakpahan, Isa Ma'rufi, Ristya Widi Endah Yani

Abstract

Little doctor training is a means of health promotion to improve knowledge, attitude, and skills of the cadre. Bina Sehat Hospital (RSBS) has consistently conducted this training since 2011. RSBS uses health promotion strategy through social marketing approach with children as the target. The objective of this study was to figure out the effectivity of the training to improve knowledge, attitude and skills at early childhood. This was a quantitative study with analitic observasional design using cross sectional approach and utilised simple random sampling. By slovin formula, it was obtained 82 samples from 102 cadres aging from 4-6,5 years old attended the training in August 2017. Pre and post questionares were filled in by the children with their parents’ help. Data were analized using wilcoxon sign rank test. Obtained results, p value of knowledge = 0,000, attitude = 0,001 and skill = 0,000. The study has found discrepancy among knowledge, attitude and skills of the cadre between pre training with post training. As conclusion, the effectiveness of training was achieved by the increasing of knowledge, attitude, and cadre’s skills. Early childhood has excellent learning ability. They learn from what they see, hear, and from experience about an event.

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Pakpahan Y., Ma'rufi I. and Yani R. (2017). The Effectiveness of Little Doctor Training to Improve Knowledge, Attitude and Skills at Early Age.In Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of Public Health - Volume 1: ISOPH, ISBN 978-989-758-338-4, pages 97-104. DOI: 10.5220/0007509800970104


in Bibtex Style

@conference{isoph17,
author={Yunita Puspita Sari Pakpahan and Isa Ma'rufi and Ristya Widi Endah Yani},
title={The Effectiveness of Little Doctor Training to Improve Knowledge, Attitude and Skills at Early Age},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of Public Health - Volume 1: ISOPH,},
year={2017},
pages={97-104},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007509800970104},
isbn={978-989-758-338-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of Public Health - Volume 1: ISOPH,
TI - The Effectiveness of Little Doctor Training to Improve Knowledge, Attitude and Skills at Early Age
SN - 978-989-758-338-4
AU - Pakpahan Y.
AU - Ma'rufi I.
AU - Yani R.
PY - 2017
SP - 97
EP - 104
DO - 10.5220/0007509800970104