Assistive Technology for Visually Impaired in Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/304470
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Assistive Technology for Visually Impaired in Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Author(s):
Almeida Rebouças, Cristiana; Barbosa, Giselly Oseni Laurentino
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Cristiana Almeida Rebouças, PhD, RN, cristiana_brasil@hotmail.com; Giselly Oseni Laurentino Barbosa, RN;
Abstract:

Session presented on: Monday, July 22, 2013

Purpose: Validate an assistive technology that allows the inclusion people with disabilities in education and health promotion about sexually transmitted diseases.

Methods: Developed at the Laboratory of Health Communication, Department of Nursing, Federal University of Ceará, in order to validate a AT for PWD consists of a visual rhyming text into audio recorded and made available on site of the laboratory. The period of data collection carried out from May to September 2012 with the use of email and LabCom_Saúde website. 

Results: Study subjects were 14 judges specialists in content and pedagogical aspects. The study was conducted in three stages: 1) Validation of shape and content of the assessment instrument content, 2) validation of STD text - you need to know to prevent judges by content experts and 3) validation by expert judges in pedagogical aspects with experience in special education. Data analysis was based on considerations expressed by the subjects throughout the organization and processing of the scores of the instrument quantitatively analyzed. As for the content, items emphasizes the types of treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and encourages behavior change and attitude showed unsatisfactory levels. In the second part, the text size is adequate. In the third and final part, two items also showed concordance rates below adopted for validation, titled: Allows transfer and generalization of learning to different contexts and the aspects needed to clarify the family as a whole.

Conclusion: The strategy of health education distance is adequate and is adapted to the target audience. The mode of transmission of the disease and the approach of the main symptoms occurs effectively. The use of audio presenting itself as a useful tool for visually impaired people. It is believed that the study contributes to health professionals be sensitive to the issue of STD prevention in the context of visual PWD and new educational technologies are developed and used.

Keywords:
nursing; person with disabilities; health promotion
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
24th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Description:
24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleAssistive Technology for Visually Impaired in Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseasesen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAlmeida Rebouças, Cristianaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorBarbosa, Giselly Oseni Laurentinoen_GB
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen_GB
dc.author.detailsCristiana Almeida Rebouças, PhD, RN, cristiana_brasil@hotmail.com; Giselly Oseni Laurentino Barbosa, RN;en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/304470-
dc.description.abstract<p>Session presented on: Monday, July 22, 2013</p><b>Purpose: </b>Validate an assistive technology that allows the inclusion people with disabilities in education and health promotion about sexually transmitted diseases. <p><b>Methods: </b>Developed at the Laboratory of Health Communication, Department of Nursing, Federal University of Ceará, in order to validate a AT for PWD consists of a visual rhyming text into audio recorded and made available on site of the laboratory. The period of data collection carried out from May to September 2012 with the use of email and LabCom_Saúde website.  <p><b>Results: </b>Study subjects were 14 judges specialists in content and pedagogical aspects. The study was conducted in three stages: 1) Validation of shape and content of the assessment instrument content, 2) validation of STD text - you need to know to prevent judges by content experts and 3) validation by expert judges in pedagogical aspects with experience in special education. Data analysis was based on considerations expressed by the subjects throughout the organization and processing of the scores of the instrument quantitatively analyzed. As for the content, items emphasizes the types of treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and encourages behavior change and attitude showed unsatisfactory levels. In the second part, the text size is adequate. In the third and final part, two items also showed concordance rates below adopted for validation, titled: Allows transfer and generalization of learning to different contexts and the aspects needed to clarify the family as a whole. <p><b>Conclusion: </b>The strategy of health education distance is adequate and is adapted to the target audience. The mode of transmission of the disease and the approach of the main symptoms occurs effectively. The use of audio presenting itself as a useful tool for visually impaired people. It is believed that the study contributes to health professionals be sensitive to the issue of STD prevention in the context of visual PWD and new educational technologies are developed and used.<b></b>en_GB
dc.subjectnursingen_GB
dc.subjectperson with disabilitiesen_GB
dc.subjecthealth promotionen_GB
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:36:39Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:36:39Z-
dc.conference.date2013en_GB
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen_GB
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en_GB
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.en_GB
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