GLOVES – Giving Health Education over Extraordinary School

Name of the activity: GLOVES – Giving Health Education over Extraordinary School

Country/NMO: Indonesia (CIMSA-ISMKI)

Program: Teaching Medical Skills

Contact information: [email protected]

Type of the activity: Capacity Building (Training or Workshop). Teaching and develop knowledge, skills and techniques in a particular field. While training can have any form, workshops are more formal and also include exchange of information between participants.

General description:

This activity conducted by SCOME and SCOPH CIMSA UNS. This activity facilitates medical students to learn about sign language in order to support Human Resources for Health. This activity also provide counselling about Basic Life Support to hearing impaired students. The first day of training held on Basic Life Support to medical students and practice directly how to handle emergency properly. The second and third day of this event, we conducted the training with Gerkatin Surakarta to learn about sign language and practice it directly to the hearing impaired people who could also teach all the participants. On the fourth day, we want the participants were encouraged to assess their ability of using sign language, which they had recently learned, by assigned as trainers of one-day-counselling event about First Aid Emergency to the students of SLB-B YRTRW (Extraordinary School). We also conducted free health check for the teachers in the same time alongside with the counselling

Focus area:

First Aid/CPR/BLS

Problem statement:

From 2011 PPLS data, there are 7,632 children in Indonesia have hearing impairment and Central Java has the highest proportion. Primary assessment shows 59.3% of Extraordinary School SLB-B YRTRW students do not know how to do BLS and 90% of members do not familiar with sign language. This activity aimed to improve the soft skill of member to deliver material that has not been understood by SLB-B YRTRW students in order to create a good quality education without distinguishing physical attributes

Target groups:

Medical students, People with disabilities


Medical students, People with disabilities

Objectives and indicators of success:


To improve sign language proficiency of medical students (OC) by 20% in educating hearing impaired patients related to health issues (Emergency First Aid) through one day counseling at YRTRW SLBB for 3 days


• To increase knowledge about first-aid procedures on emergency situations to extraordinary school’s students to be applied in daily life, and improve the quality of their health through counseling for one day at YRTRW SLBB.

• Train medical students to educate and interact with patients that has hearing impairments to improve their quality of life through training for 3 days.

Success Indicators:

• Participants can educate using sign language with post-test increase at least 20% on average.

• Participants can understand the material about First Aid in Emergency with an increase in post-test value of at least 15% on average.

• The extraordinary school’s students may be able to understand about the materials, measured by the increase of post-test by 20% on average.


We have 2 objectives which will be achieved in 4 days. The first objective is to increase knowledge of medical students which we achieve by holding two trainings. On the first day we held a training delivered by PMPA Vagus (a humanitarian organization which expert on first aid emergency) on basic life support, basic traumatology, and how to handle shock and bleeding. Beside that we held another training on the second and third day by Gerkatin (a social organization with members consisting of hearing impaired people) about sign language for daily communication and sign language for medical terms.

The second objective is to increase knowledge of extraordinary school’s students is achieved on the fourth day by conducting small working group so the extraordinary school’s student can learn and practice about first-aid procedures with the medical students as the trainer

Plans for evaluation:

This activity evaluated by the data obtained through a questionnaire that will be processed into qualitative and quantitative data. The data will be collected at the beginning of this activity and after the intervention was given. We conduct the survey in the inhabitants of medical student of Sebelas Maret University and to all of the students from Extraordinary School SLB-B YRTRW. From the result of the questionnaire, every data that we got would be compared, pre event and post event to know the impactfullness and the effectiveness of the interventions of this activity.

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