Knowledge Level of Midwives before and after an Online Training Participation

Windi Nurdiawan, Setyorini Irianti, Dyah Ayu Puspita, Alfonsus Zeus, Billy Nusa Anggara, Vebri Anita Sinaga, Wulan Ardhana Iswari, Will Hans, Eduward Yacub Prasangka, Fadhilah Zulfa


Fetal growth restriction is a prevalent pregnancy issue linked to numerous unfavorable postnatal outcomes. Suboptimal uterine-placental perfusion and inadequate fetal feeding are the vital pathophysiologic causes. Midwives play a crucial role in informing pregnant women about vitamin D inadequacy. This paper aims to determine the difference between midwives' prior and post-webinar knowledge levels. It was a cross-sectional study of individuals who participated in a webinar on November 21, 2021. Subjects were selected using a total population sampling approach from all midwives who participated in the webinar and completed pre-and post-tests. The difference between knowledge levels was evaluated using the difference between the pre-test and post-test scores in the general category. There was an increase in the number of participants who successfully answered the five-question component, a decrease in the number of participants who correctly answered the two-question section, and no change in the number of subjects who correctly answered question number one. The average score on the post-test was higher (67.28) than the pre-test (63.10), while the median score was the same at both time points. After attending a webinar, there was an increase in the proportion of subjects with a high level of knowledge (11.4% to 24%) and a drop in the proportion of subjects with a poor level of knowledge (32.3% to 27.1%). In conclusion, there was an improvement in the knowledge level of midwives before and after the webinar participation.


Fetal growth restriction; knowledge; midwives; vitamin D deficiency; webinar

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