Edukasi Penggunaan Masker dan CTPS dalam Pencegahan Covid-19 di Panti Asuhan RAI

  • Indriati A. Tedju Hinga Universitas Nusa Cendana
  • Yuliana Radja Riwu Universitas Nusa Cendana
  • Diana Aipipidely Universitas Nusa Cendana
  • Afrona E. L. Takaeb Universitas Nusa Cendana
  • Purnawan Purnawan Universitas Nusa Cendana
Keywords: Covid19, Masker, Cuci tangan, panti Asuhan

Abstract

Abstrak

Pandemi Covid-19 telah mengubah pendekatan pengobatan ke arah pencegahan untuk mengurangi faktor risiko, penekan kasus morbiditas dan mortalitas. Vaksinasi hanya salah satu upaya untuk meningkatkan imunitas di masyarakat. Upaya pencegahan penularan sangat diperlukan untuk melindungi populasi yang rentan seperti panti asuhan. Kendala yang dihadapi mitra adalah penerapan cuci tangan dan penggunaan masker belum dilakukan secara benar, keterbatasan masker dan fasilitas hygiene perorangan. Tujuan pengabdian kepada masyarakat (PKM) yaitu memberikan edukasi penggunaan masker dan cuci tangan pakai sabun (CTPS) serta penyediaan masker dan fasilitas cuci tangan di Panti Asuhan Rumah Anak Iman (RAI) Kota Kupang. Metode yang digunakan adalah penyuluhan dan simulasi penggunaan masker dan CTPS. Peserta PKM terdiri dari 3 orang pengasuh dan 27 anak asuh yang hadir dan berpartisipasi aktif selama kegiatan. Hasil post test setelah kegiatan menunjukkan peningkatan pengetahuan dan keterampilan (praktek) sebesar 38% dari 62% hasil pre test pada awal kegiatan. Pada akhir kegiatan keseluruhan peserta sudah dapat mempraktekkan 7 langkah CTPS dengan benar dan mempunyai pemahaman yang benar tentang cara menggunakan dan menbersihkan masker kain agar tetap aman dan efektif digunakan. PKM ini sangat bermanfaat untuk mencegah penularan Covid-19 pada kelompok risiko serta menggerakan partisipasi masyarakat dalam upaya promosi dan preventif Covid-19.

 

 Abstract 

    Nowdays, health service of Pandemi Covid 19 has put more attention to reducing of risk factors causing increasing of morbidity and mortality. Vaccination is only one of the efforts to increase immunity in the community. Efforts to prevent transmission are needed to protect vulnerable populations such as orphanages. Constraints faced by partners are the application of hand washing and the use of masks that have not been carried out properly, the limitations of masks and personal hygiene facilities. The purpose of community service were activities to provide education on the use of masks and hand washing with soap as well as the provision of masks and hand washing facilities at the Rumah Anak Iman (RAI) Orphanageo Kupang City. The method use was counseling and simulation of the use of masks and hand washing with soap. The activity participants consisted of 3 caregivers and 27 foster children who were present and actively participated during the activity. The post test results after the activity showed an increase in knowledge and skills (practice) by 38% from 62% of the pretest results at the beginning of the activity. At the end of the activity, all participants were able to practice the seven steps of hand washing with soap correctly and have the correct understanding of how to use and clean cloth mask to make it reusable. This activity is very useful to prevent the transmission of Covid-19 in risk groups and to mobilize community participation in the promotion and prevention of Covid-19.

 

Published
2021-12-15
How to Cite
Tedju Hinga, I., Radja Riwu, Y., Aipipidely, D., Takaeb, A., & Purnawan, P. (2021). Edukasi Penggunaan Masker dan CTPS dalam Pencegahan Covid-19 di Panti Asuhan RAI. Jurnal Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat Undana, 15(2), 66-72. Retrieved from https://ejurnal.undana.ac.id/index.php/jlppm/article/view/6057

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