Keywords : Empowerment education
The Effect of Empowerment Education on Prevention of Incontinence Associated Dermatitis in Immobility Patients
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2021, Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 3260-3265
Incontinence can cause serious complications such as skin damage in the perineum.
Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD) is skin damage caused by exposure to urine or faces.
Health education is sometimes not optimal because of its inaccurate purpose and lack of patients'
involvement and empowerment. Patient or nurse empowerment-based-health education or
educational empowerment is a reciprocal relation between professional health care providers and
patients in which patients develop their skill, knowledge, and self-confidence to determine the focus
on health care. The study aimed to find out the effect of empowerment education on preventing the
incident of IAD in immobility patients. The study was quasi-experimental with two groups pre-test
and post-test. Thirty-six were sample divided into two groups (control and intervention) and
collected by purposive sampling. Data were analyzed by using paired t-test and an independent ttest.
The results showed that there was a difference between pre and post-intervention so that there
was the effect of empowerment education on prevention of the incident of IAD in immobility