EFFECT OF CARDIAC ARREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING ON THE ABILITY OF ORDINARY PEOPLE TO PERFORM HIGH-QUALITY CARDIO PULMONARY RESUSCITATION
Belitung Nursing Journal
The rate of cardiac arrest outside hospitals remains high in Indonesia. Performing Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is advised as an emergency procedure to save a person's life. However, lack of ordinary people is able to do CPR. Therefore, cardiac arrest management training is considered important to form a bystander in the community.Objective: This study aimed to determine if there is an effect of cardiac arrest management training on the ability of ordinary people to perform high-quality
... CPR.Methods: This study used one-group pretest-posttest design method with a total sample of 35 participants. Observation sheet based on American Heart Association was used to measure the ability to perform CPR. Paired-t test was used for data analysis.Results: There was a significant effect of the cardiac arrest management training on the ability to perform high-quality CPR (p<.001), with an increase of the mean value from 19.62 (SD=5.50) before intervention to 37.91 (SD=1.29) after intervention.Conclusion: The cardiac arrest management training at the community level is considered effective in increasing the ability to perform high-quality CPR. The findings of this study can be used as input for community nurses to provide pre-hospital management training specifically on cardiac emergency management training continually for ordinary people in order to help improve good prognosis and reduce mortality risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.