Development of Multilingual Educational Materials for Postpartum Health of Immigrant Women in South Korea

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/335310
Category:
Full-text
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Development of Multilingual Educational Materials for Postpartum Health of Immigrant Women in South Korea
Author(s):
Kim, Kyungwon
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Kyungwon Kim, PhD, MS, RN, BS, kyungwok@dhu.ac.kr
Abstract:
Session presented on Sunday, July 27, 2014: Development of Multilingual Educational Materials for Postpartum Health of Immigrant Women in South Korea: 8-Step Guide to Health care after childbirth, 1 Kyungwon Kim, 2 Geumhee Jeong, 3 Sunghee Baik, 1 First Author Department of Nursing Science, Daegu Haany University, Daegu, Korea, kyungwok@dhu.ac.kr, 2, Corresponding Author Department of Nursing Science, Hallym University, Chunchon, Korea, ghjeong@hallym.ac.kr, 3 Department of Nursing Science, Baekseok University, Cheonan, Korea, bsh400@bu.ac.kr. Purpose: This study was to develop educational materials for health care during postpartum periods in foreign women who immigrated to South Korea. Then, educational materials were to translate into their native languages. Method: This study was composed of three procedures. First, the contents of materials were made up of result from the survey on health care needs of immigrant women and health staffs of the community health centers and group discussion by experts in women's health. Detailed items of contents were based on Roy's adaptation modes. Second, content validity in educational materials was conducted by experts in women's health and immigrant women. Educational materials, which were composed of procedure one and two, have been translated into 4 languages in consultation with relevant foreign language. Third, evaluation of educational materials was accomplished through satisfaction survey. Result: Educational materials on postpartum health were developed for immigrant women and translated with multilingual. The title was healthy mother, happy family; 8-step guide to a healthcare after childbirth". These materials were composed of 8-step guides to healthcare after childbirth, self-examination check list, websites for childbirth education and information, and guidelines on educational material in the form of a brochure. The 8-step guides were: 'understand changes in your body and manage them after birth', 'the mother's nutrition is important', 'rest and exercise appropriately', 'keep your body clean and warm', 'become a good parent', 'manage any depression after childbirth', 'plan your birth control', 'do postnatal exercise'. In evaluation of educational materials, the satisfaction scores ranged from 3.53 to3.73 and the overall level of satisfaction was high(3.61 score). Conclusion: Multilingual educational materials will help manage postpartum health and will be utilized in childbirth health education for immigrant women with various nationalities. Evaluation after using educational materials also will be needed to develop more suitable materials for immigrant women in South Korea.
Keywords:
Cultural diversity; Emigrants and immigrants; Health
Repository Posting Date:
17-Nov-2014
Date of Publication:
17-Nov-2014 ; 17-Nov-2014
Other Identifiers:
INRC14PST215
Conference Date:
2014
Conference Name:
25th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Hong Kong
Description:
International Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleDevelopment of Multilingual Educational Materials for Postpartum Health of Immigrant Women in South Koreaen
dc.contributor.authorKim, Kyungwonen
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsKyungwon Kim, PhD, MS, RN, BS, kyungwok@dhu.ac.kren
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/335310-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Sunday, July 27, 2014: Development of Multilingual Educational Materials for Postpartum Health of Immigrant Women in South Korea: 8-Step Guide to Health care after childbirth, 1 Kyungwon Kim, 2 Geumhee Jeong, 3 Sunghee Baik, 1 First Author Department of Nursing Science, Daegu Haany University, Daegu, Korea, kyungwok@dhu.ac.kr, 2, Corresponding Author Department of Nursing Science, Hallym University, Chunchon, Korea, ghjeong@hallym.ac.kr, 3 Department of Nursing Science, Baekseok University, Cheonan, Korea, bsh400@bu.ac.kr. Purpose: This study was to develop educational materials for health care during postpartum periods in foreign women who immigrated to South Korea. Then, educational materials were to translate into their native languages. Method: This study was composed of three procedures. First, the contents of materials were made up of result from the survey on health care needs of immigrant women and health staffs of the community health centers and group discussion by experts in women's health. Detailed items of contents were based on Roy's adaptation modes. Second, content validity in educational materials was conducted by experts in women's health and immigrant women. Educational materials, which were composed of procedure one and two, have been translated into 4 languages in consultation with relevant foreign language. Third, evaluation of educational materials was accomplished through satisfaction survey. Result: Educational materials on postpartum health were developed for immigrant women and translated with multilingual. The title was healthy mother, happy family; 8-step guide to a healthcare after childbirth". These materials were composed of 8-step guides to healthcare after childbirth, self-examination check list, websites for childbirth education and information, and guidelines on educational material in the form of a brochure. The 8-step guides were: 'understand changes in your body and manage them after birth', 'the mother's nutrition is important', 'rest and exercise appropriately', 'keep your body clean and warm', 'become a good parent', 'manage any depression after childbirth', 'plan your birth control', 'do postnatal exercise'. In evaluation of educational materials, the satisfaction scores ranged from 3.53 to3.73 and the overall level of satisfaction was high(3.61 score). Conclusion: Multilingual educational materials will help manage postpartum health and will be utilized in childbirth health education for immigrant women with various nationalities. Evaluation after using educational materials also will be needed to develop more suitable materials for immigrant women in South Korea.en
dc.subjectCultural diversityen
dc.subjectEmigrants and immigrantsen
dc.subjectHealthen
dc.date.available2014-11-17T13:49:25Z-
dc.date.issued2014-11-17-
dc.date.issued2014-11-17en
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-17T13:49:25Z-
dc.conference.date2014en
dc.conference.name25th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationHong Kongen
dc.descriptionInternational Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kongen
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