The Effect of CPR Workshop on the Nurses’ Level of Knowledge and Skill


  • Aziz Shahrakivahed
  • Nosratolah Masinaienezhad
  • Hossien Shahdadi
  • Azizollah Arbabisarjou Pregnancy Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, IR Iran.
  • Elaheh Asadibidmeshki
  • Maryam Heydari



Training, Knowledge, Skill, Nurse, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)


Background & Aim: The signifiance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) used by nurses in their professional success has been discussed. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of workshop training method on the nurses’ knowledge and skill of CPR.

Material & Methods: This quasi-experimental study was conducted on 140 nurses of Zabol University of Medical Science in a single group (before and after and three months after the training workshop) .The data collection tool was the knowledge questionnaire including personal information and 50 questions which were designed based on valid sources. To assess the nurses’ practical skills, a checklist was used by observing CPR performance on the manikin (manikin CPR
performance). The tools were completed for all the nurses before and after the training workshop and three months later. After their collection, the data were converted to digital codes and entered SPSS computer software and were analyzed based on descriptive and inferential statistics.

Results: The average score of nurses’ level of knowledge and skill after educational intervention had a signifiant difference with the average score of their level of knowledge and skill before training (p<0.05).

Conclusion: Workshop training method on CPR can be useful and effective in the nurses’ knowledge and skill.

Author Biography

Azizollah Arbabisarjou, Pregnancy Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, IR Iran.

Medical Education






Global Health & Health Policy