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پرستاری قلب و عروق 2016, 4(4): 32-39 Back to browse issues page
The effect of education by video self-assessment on nurses’ knowledge and performance in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Ali Zahedmehr 1, Zahra Daram * 2, Mohamadziae Totonchi 3
1- ShaheedRajaei Cardiovascular Medical & Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Abadan University of Medical Sciences, Abadan, Iran (*Corresponding Author) , zahra.daram@yahoo.com
3- Iran University of Medical Sciences, ShaheedRajaei Cardiovascular Medical & Research Center, Tehran, Iran
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Abstract

Aim. This study aimed to examine the effect of education by video self-assessment on nurses’ knowledge and performance about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Background.Cardiopulmonary arrest is one of the main medical emergencies and one of the major causes of death around the world. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is the critical components of basic life support in response tocardiopulmonary arrest. The success ofcardiopulmonary resuscitationrequiresproficiencyandperformance of resuscitation group.

Method. This was a clinical trial study conducted on 80 nurses that were randomly divided into experimental and control group. Participants in control group received traditional training and experimental group experienced video self-assessment after traditional training. Knowledge on CPR was evaluated with a valid questionnaire including multiple choice questions. Psycho-motor skills were measured through a visual checklist observing CPR performance of the participants on a manikin. Outcome variables were measured three times (before, immediately after, and two months after training). Data were analyzed by the SPSS through repeated measures analysis.

Findings. Comparing the mean score of knowledge between the groups at before, immediately after, and 2 months after training did not show any statistical significant difference. Immediately, and two months after intervention, the mean score of performance of the experimental group was significantly higher than that of control group.

Conclusion.Education by Video self-assessment is an effective method to improve nurses’ performance in CPR.

Keywords: : Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Nurse, Knowledge, Performance, Video self-assessment
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Received: 2015/12/27 | Accepted: 2016/05/25 | Published: 2016/08/6
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zahedmehr A, Daram Z, totonchi M. The effect of education by video self-assessment on nurses’ knowledge and performance in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. پرستاری قلب و عروق. 2016; 4 (4) :32-39
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