Mountain climbing has a high risk of hypothermia, which threatens life safety. So intervention efforts are needed to improve the prevention and treatment of hypothermia. The purpose of this study was to explain the effects of health education with case studies and demonstration methods for preventing and handling emergency hypothermia at natural lover extracurricular. The study design was a quasi-experiment. The population in this study was extracurricular members. The sample used 70 respondents with a random sampling technique to choose the respondents. The independent variable of this research was health education with case studies and demonstration methods. The dependent variables consisted of knowledge, attitude, preventive action, and treatment of hypothermia. The research instrument used a questionnaire of knowledge, attitude, and preventive action and treatment of hypothermia. The analysis used Wilcoxon and Mann Whitney tests with the significant technique α <0.05. The results with Wilcoxon in the treatment group showed the case studies and demonstration methods increased knowledge (p = 0,000), attitudes (p = 0,000) and inactions (p = 0,000). Test results with Mann Whitney show that there is an average difference between the treatment group and the control group with the results of significance in knowledge (p = 0,000), attitudes (p = 0,000), actions (p = 0,000). Health education with case studies and demonstration methods can be used to improve knowledge, attitude, and preventative action and treatment of hypothermia for nature lovers.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||EurAsian Journal of BioSciences|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2020|
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