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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Child CPR among people in a selected Community at Kozhikode


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1 Principal, Red Crescent College of Nursing, Kozhikkode (Affiliated to INC, KNMC, KUHS)., India
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Child Health Nursing, Red Crescent College of Nursing, Kozhikkode (Affiliated to INC, KNMC, KUHS)., India
     

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Back ground: A good resuscitation after cardiac arrest require an integrated coordinated actions. CPR traditionally has an integrated chest compressions and rescue breathing with the goal of optimizing circulation and oxygenation. Every human being can be a life-saving rescuer for a cardiac arrest victim. CPR skills and their application depends on the rescuer’s training, experience and confidence. Chest compression are the foundation of the CPR. So, training knowledge regarding CPR among community people is to be provided as a basic life support measures. Because of the importance of CPR, chest compression should be the initial CPR actions for all victim regardless of age. Objectives: The objectives of the study were to assess the pre-test knowledge regarding child CPR among selected people, assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on child CPR among selected people, assess the post-test knowledge regarding child CPR among selected people, and find out the association between knowledge on child CPR among selected people with selected demographic variables. Methods: An experimental study was aimed to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding child CPR among selected people. One group pre-test post-test design was used for the study. The sample consisted of 50parents of under-five children from Olavanna Panchayath, Kozhikkode who fulfilled the inclusion criteria. The tool used were structured questionnaire to assess sociodemographic data, structured questionnaire on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and on cardiopulmonary resuscitation in children. Descriptive and inferential statistics was used for analysis. Result: The obtained “t” value is 5.06, which is greater than the table value 2.043. Hence the null hypothesis was rejected. There was significant association found between level of knowledge of selected people regarding child CPR with their demographic variables such as education and type of profession. No significant association was found between level of knowledge of selected peoples regarding CPR with their demographic variables such as age, gender, participation in NCC, Scout and Guide (previous knowledge regarding CPR). The stated alternative hypothesis was accepted.

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Assess, effectiveness, knowledge, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR, video assisted teaching programme.
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S. Nisha
Principal, Red Crescent College of Nursing, Kozhikkode (Affiliated to INC, KNMC, KUHS)., India
V. M. Prajitha
Assistant Professor, Department of Child Health Nursing, Red Crescent College of Nursing, Kozhikkode (Affiliated to INC, KNMC, KUHS)., India

Abstract


Back ground: A good resuscitation after cardiac arrest require an integrated coordinated actions. CPR traditionally has an integrated chest compressions and rescue breathing with the goal of optimizing circulation and oxygenation. Every human being can be a life-saving rescuer for a cardiac arrest victim. CPR skills and their application depends on the rescuer’s training, experience and confidence. Chest compression are the foundation of the CPR. So, training knowledge regarding CPR among community people is to be provided as a basic life support measures. Because of the importance of CPR, chest compression should be the initial CPR actions for all victim regardless of age. Objectives: The objectives of the study were to assess the pre-test knowledge regarding child CPR among selected people, assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on child CPR among selected people, assess the post-test knowledge regarding child CPR among selected people, and find out the association between knowledge on child CPR among selected people with selected demographic variables. Methods: An experimental study was aimed to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding child CPR among selected people. One group pre-test post-test design was used for the study. The sample consisted of 50parents of under-five children from Olavanna Panchayath, Kozhikkode who fulfilled the inclusion criteria. The tool used were structured questionnaire to assess sociodemographic data, structured questionnaire on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and on cardiopulmonary resuscitation in children. Descriptive and inferential statistics was used for analysis. Result: The obtained “t” value is 5.06, which is greater than the table value 2.043. Hence the null hypothesis was rejected. There was significant association found between level of knowledge of selected people regarding child CPR with their demographic variables such as education and type of profession. No significant association was found between level of knowledge of selected peoples regarding CPR with their demographic variables such as age, gender, participation in NCC, Scout and Guide (previous knowledge regarding CPR). The stated alternative hypothesis was accepted.

Keywords


Assess, effectiveness, knowledge, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR, video assisted teaching programme.

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