International Journal Of Occupational Health and Public Health Nursing

Comparison of the Level of Knowledge and Skills of Trainers and Trainees Applying Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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    The most important element leading to victims’ survival is the knowledge of proper and effective performance of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). ?he main purpose of this research is the assessment of knowledge and objective evaluation of trainers’ skills and trainees in applying Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. The study included 108 trainers and 101 trainees participated in traditional classroom learning of CPR training courses conducted in 2017. Participants responded to knowledge questionnaires and were evaluated for their skills by applying CPR to Mannequin Laerdal Resusci Anne QCPR. Data was recorded and saved using compatible software. Compressions and ventilations were evaluated. Statistical analysis was conducted by using SPSS software. At the level of both knowledge and skills, the results were similar to trainers and slightly excelled trainees’ results. By using technology and objective recording through special software, it is possible to extract safe conclusions in evaluating CPR applying efficacy.


    Keywords: Basic Life Support, BLS, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, CPR, Traditional Learning, Distance Learning.