Year 2020, Volume 33 , Issue 2, Pages 75 - 82 2020-05-31

The impact of training of peer educator on sexual and reproductive health: An interventional study

Ayse Nilufer OZAYDIN [1] , Anil CIFTER [2] , Berk BOZDOGAN [3] , Nergis KICI [4]


Objectives: This study aims to reveal the knowledge and attitude change that a well-structured sexual and reproductive health (SRH)
peer educator training creates in volunteer preclinical students from Marmara University School of Medicine.
Materials and Methods: Participants (n=29) were given 28 hours of training on 13 subjects by professionals. Those who attended and
completed all sessions were certified as “peer educator” (Group 1,n=12). Group 2 (n=17) participated only in the first 8 sessions. SRH
attitudes and knowledge levels of participants were evaluated. Data was analysed in SPSS-11.0 programme.
Results: Females constitute 51.7% of the participants. All participants had the similar level of “egalitarian” point of view (p:0.859). SRH
final attitude score of Group 1 was higher than preliminary attitude score (p:0.008) and SRH final attitude score of Group 2 (p:0.033).
The mean SRH knowledge score of Group 1 was 38.3±4.65, while that of Group 2 was 26.76±4.16 (p:0.0001).
Conclusion: It has been shown that a well-structured peer educator training can increase the knowledge of volunteer medical students
and make a positive attitude change. After the implementation of the “Health Transformation Programme” in Turkey, adolescents
were ignored. So, with peer educator trainings, trained educators will be able to help those adolescents and offer unprejudiced and
egalitarian services to their patients when they become physicians.
Adolescent health, Attitude, Gender roles, Contraception
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Primary Language en
Subjects Medicine
Journal Section Original Research
Authors

Author: Ayse Nilufer OZAYDIN (Primary Author)
Institution: Marmara University
Country: Turkey


Author: Anil CIFTER
Institution: Marmara University
Country: Turkey


Author: Berk BOZDOGAN
Institution: Marmara University
Country: Turkey


Author: Nergis KICI
Institution: Marmara University
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : May 31, 2020

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APA Ozaydın, A , Cıfter, A , Bozdogan, B , Kıcı, N . (2020). The impact of training of peer educator on sexual and reproductive health: An interventional study . Marmara Medical Journal , 33 (2) , 75-82 . DOI: 10.5472/marumj.738403
MLA Ozaydın, A , Cıfter, A , Bozdogan, B , Kıcı, N . "The impact of training of peer educator on sexual and reproductive health: An interventional study" . Marmara Medical Journal 33 (2020 ): 75-82 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/marumj/issue/54613/738403>
Chicago Ozaydın, A , Cıfter, A , Bozdogan, B , Kıcı, N . "The impact of training of peer educator on sexual and reproductive health: An interventional study". Marmara Medical Journal 33 (2020 ): 75-82
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ISNAD Ozaydın, Ayse Nilufer , Cıfter, Anil , Bozdogan, Berk , Kıcı, Nergis . "The impact of training of peer educator on sexual and reproductive health: An interventional study". Marmara Medical Journal 33 / 2 (May 2020): 75-82 . https://doi.org/10.5472/marumj.738403
AMA Ozaydın A , Cıfter A , Bozdogan B , Kıcı N . The impact of training of peer educator on sexual and reproductive health: An interventional study. Marmara Med J. 2020; 33(2): 75-82.
Vancouver Ozaydın A , Cıfter A , Bozdogan B , Kıcı N . The impact of training of peer educator on sexual and reproductive health: An interventional study. Marmara Medical Journal. 2020; 33(2): 75-82.