The Effect of CPR Workshop on the Nursesâ€™ Level of Knowledge and Skill
Keywords:Training, Knowledge, Skill, Nurse, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Background & Aim: The signifiance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) used by nurses in their professional success has beenÂ discussed. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of workshopÂ training method on the nursesâ€™ knowledge and skill of CPR.
Material & Methods: This quasi-experimental study was conducted on 140 nurses of Zabol University of Medical Science in a singleÂ group (before and after and three months after the training workshop)Â .The data collection tool was the knowledge questionnaire includingÂ personal information and 50 questions which were designed basedÂ on valid sources. To assess the nursesâ€™ practical skills, a checklist wasÂ used by observing CPR performance on the manikin (manikin CPR
performance). The tools were completed for all the nurses beforeÂ and after the training workshop and three months later. After theirÂ collection, the data were converted to digital codes and entered SPSSÂ computer software and were analyzed based on descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: The average score of nursesâ€™ level of knowledge and skillÂ after educational intervention had a signifiant difference with theÂ average score of their level of knowledge and skill before trainingÂ (p<0.05).
Conclusion: Workshop training method on CPR can be useful andÂ effective in the nursesâ€™ knowledge and skill.
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