Effects of Maternal Capacity Building Intervention on their Competence, Perceived Wellbeing and their Leukemic Children Health

Wafaa Hassan Alseraty
Assistant Professors of Pediatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, 1 Tanta University, 2 Mansoura University, Egypt
Fatma Mohamed Amin
Assistant Professors of Pediatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, 1 Tanta University, 2 Mansoura University, Egypt

Abstract

Mothers' of leukemic children facing many stressors which represents challenging to them to maintain balance between care for their leukemic children and maintain their wellbeing so this study investigate the effects of maternal capacity building intervention on their competence,  perceived wellbeing  and  their leukemic children health. A Quasi experimental research design was used to conduct the current study, a purposive sample of 54 mothers with their leukemic children admitted during September - December 2018 at Oncology center, pediatric department, Mansoura University, Egypt whom fulfills the criteria of selection. Data were collected pre and post the capacity building intervention. The results indicated that post capacity building intervention mothers ' knowledge regarding leukemia and care practice of leukemic children was improved significantly. Post capacity building intervention also the majority of mothers were comply with; children care (88.9%), recommended diet compliance (72.2%), and all of them comply with follow up schedule  also  about two thirds  of them post the intervention had good sleep quality (77.8%), good appetite ( 72.2%) and moderate anxiety level (63%).Regarding studied subjects sense of competence it was improved significantly post the intervention where more than two third of them perceived that they has high level of competence compared with none of them pre the intervention. Conclusion: Capacity building intervention improved subjects' knowledge, subjects’ care practice which raises their perceived self-competence, wellbeing level and improve their leukemic children health. Recommendation: Mothers’ need special preparation to; satisfy leukemic children need, maintain children health, raise mothers’ wellbeing to be able to go through their life and satisfy other family member's needs.

Abstract

Mothers' of leukemic children facing many stressors which represents challenging to them to maintain balance between care for their leukemic children and maintain their wellbeing so this study investigate the effects of maternal capacity building intervention on their competence,  perceived wellbeing  and  their leukemic children health. A Quasi experimental research design was used to conduct the current study, a purposive sample of 54 mothers with their leukemic children admitted during September - December 2018 at Oncology center, pediatric department, Mansoura University, Egypt whom fulfills the criteria of selection. Data were collected pre and post the capacity building intervention. The results indicated that post capacity building intervention mothers ' knowledge regarding leukemia and care practice of leukemic children was improved significantly. Post capacity building intervention also the majority of mothers were comply with; children care (88.9%), recommended diet compliance (72.2%), and all of them comply with follow up schedule  also  about two thirds  of them post the intervention had good sleep quality (77.8%), good appetite ( 72.2%) and moderate anxiety level (63%).Regarding studied subjects sense of competence it was improved significantly post the intervention where more than two third of them perceived that they has high level of competence compared with none of them pre the intervention. Conclusion: Capacity building intervention improved subjects' knowledge, subjects’ care practice which raises their perceived self-competence, wellbeing level and improve their leukemic children health. Recommendation: Mothers’ need special preparation to; satisfy leukemic children need, maintain children health, raise mothers’ wellbeing to be able to go through their life and satisfy other family member's needs.

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Alseraty, W.; Amin, F. Effects of Maternal Capacity Building Intervention on Their Competence, Perceived Wellbeing and Their Leukemic Children Health. ijnd 2019, 9, 01-09.
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Alseraty, W.; Amin, F. Effects of Maternal Capacity Building Intervention on Their Competence, Perceived Wellbeing and Their Leukemic Children Health. ijnd 2019, 9, 01-09.
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