Effect of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training program on knowledge and practices of Internship Technical Institute of nursing students

Eman A. Mohamed
2017 IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science  
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation students are expected to be proficient in their clinical skills at graduation to improving patient outcomes. Aim: To assess the effect of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training program on knowledge and practices of internship technical institute of nursing students. Design: Pre-posttest research design was used in this study. Setting: This study was conducted at technical institute of nursing, South Valley University, Qena city. Subjects: A convenient sample
more » ... f all internship technical institute of nursing student (44) were included in the study. Tool: A self-administered questionnaire sheet and observational checklist were used. Results: The mean CPR knowledge score of students was 9.66 ± 2.92 before the training, which increased to 23.52 ± 2.98 one month after the CPR training (p < 0.000*). Mean practices scores of the students of the CPR training were 3.32 ± 2.04, which increased to 10.09 ± 1.03 after one month's post program (p < 0.000*). Conclusion: Nursing students were improving in level of knowledge and practices regarding CPR after training program. Recommendations: Nursing curriculum should play more emphasis on the nurses to learn about different techniques of CPR. Continuing education should be conducted on regular after employment to prevent the loss of knowledge and practices.
doi:10.9790/1959-0603037381 fatcat:4zqid76qrfb3bic2g7yniigbqm