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Mazloomy Mahmodabad S, Mirzaei M, Mirzaei Alavijeh M. Evaluation of Effectiveness Guilds Health Education Courses Based on Kirkpatrick Model. TB. 2013; 12 (3) :33-43
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-699-en.html
Tarbiat Modares University , mehdimirzaiea@yahoo.com
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  Background: Considering the importance of health community, transmission and prevalence of disease in different ways such as those involved in the procurement, production and distribution of food and according to the holding courses on guilds health education during the last 12 years in the country and because the Kirkpatrick evaluation model is an important model for determining the value of training, this study was performed with aim to determine effectiveness of guilds health education courses based on Kirkpatrick model.

  Methods: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study performed on 900 workers of the guilds that had certificate of health guilds institute. Samples were identified, selected, and interviewed by available randomized methods of the fifteen provinces in the country. Data collection tool was a questi onnaire based on Kirkpatrick model. It consisted eight questions for background and demographic variables, 35 questions on knowledge, five items on attitude specifically about the importance and necessity of holding the guilds educational courses, 21 questions on practice based on a number of Provisions Forms of Guilds bylaw and 10 items on satisfaction. Data were then analyzed by SPSS-18 and through descriptive statistics and analytical tests, Pearson correlation coefficient was set at α=0.05.

  Results: Mean age of the participants was 55.13±36.3 years. Total score and maximum frequency of participants in each level respectively were: Knowledge (open response) 67.18 & 59.7 (good) percent, Knowledge (Multiple Choice) 77.62 & 64.8 (average) percent, total Knowledge 61.02 & 68.8 (average) percent, satisfaction 58.62 & 49.3 (good) percent, Attitude 67.5 & 57.3 (average) percent and practice 74.80 & 75.1 (good) percent. By increase in attitude, all variables had significantly increased: knowledge, satisfaction, behavior, numbers of class participation, age and work experience.

  Conclusion: According to Kirkpatrick model , effectiveness of health education in each level of training courses has shown to be "average" and "good" thus requiring the necessity of teaching and learning process promotion at each educational level.


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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2012/04/21 | Accepted: 2012/06/29 | Published: 2013/12/16

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