Background: Occupation is the main source of income in any family to lead their life or to meet the needs of the family. The welding is a human activity is widely practiced in many areas. The welders are exposed to certain welding smoke which can be extremely toxic. It can be lead to a greater risk of health impairment
Aim of the study: To find out the effectiveness of video assisted module on preventive practice of lung cancer among welders.
Methods: A pre experimental one group pre test post-test research design was used, structured knowledge questionnaire are used to collect the data regarding preventive practice of lung cancer, Descriptive and Inferential statistics are used to analyze the data.
Results: In pre test majority i.e. 31(62%) of the subjects had moderately adequately knowledge scores where as 17(34%) had inadequate knowledge scores and 02 (04%) of the subjects had adequate knowledge scores respectively. In post test Majority i.e. 35(70%) of the subjects had moderately adequate knowledge scores, where as 13(26%) subjects had adequate knowledge score and 02(04%) of the subjects had inadequate knowledge scores respectively.
Conclusion: video assisted teaching programme enhances the knowledge of welders and helps in prevention of lung cancer.
Keywords : Video Assisted module, welding workers, Preventive practice, Lung cancer, Effectiveness.