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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 8, Issue 3, Part B (2022)

A pre-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of demonstration method on knowledge and practice regarding CPR among nursing students of selected nursing college of Dehradun

A pre-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of demonstration method on knowledge and practice regarding CPR among nursing students of selected nursing college of Dehradun

Author(s)
Kiran Panthri, Kanchan Raturi, Deepika Bisht, Ayushi, Mohit Rawat, Mukesh Chandra Joshi, Sanya Sharma and Shuaiv Khan
Abstract
Background: Cardiac arrest is still prevalent in the whole world and is the cause of millions of deaths. We need to decrease the prevalence of it by improving the knowledge and practice of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Statement: A pre-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of demonstration method on knowledge and practice regarding CPR among nursing students of selected nursing college of Dehradun.
Method: The 31 samples were selected with the purposive sampling technique and data was collected by using structured questionnaire and checklist during the month of April 2021.
Conceptual framework: In this study we have used the modified conceptual framework based on General System Theory by Karla Ludwig Von Bertalanffy.
Result: Findings revealed that Out of all (87%) subjects belongs to the age group of 18-20 years followed by (13%) belongs to 21- 23 years age group. Majority (84%) subjects were female followed by (16%) male. Maximum (100%) subjects were 12th pass. Majority (96%) subjects had pervious information regarding CPR followed by (4%) did not had previous information regarding CPR. Majority (94%) had curriculum as previous source of information followed by (3%) mass media and (3%) had previously attended seminar. Findings revealed that lowest number 2(7%) of nursing students had good pretest knowledge, followed by 6 (19%) with average and 23 (74%) had below average knowledge regarding CPR, lowest number 0(0%)of nursing students had good pretest level of practice, followed by 6(20%) with average and 25 (80%) had below average practice regarding CPR, highest number 21 (67%) of nursing students had good posttest level of knowledge, followed by 9(30%) with average and 1 (3%) had below average knowledge regarding CPR, lowest number 5 (17%)of nursing students had good posttest level of practice, followed by 19 (62%) with average and 7 (21%) had below average practice regarding CPR.
Conclusion: The study findings revealed that nursing students had average pretest knowledge and practice regarding CPR and it had improved with good level of knowledge and practice in posttest. Association was found to be significant between the knowledge of nursing students regarding CPR with their gender and previous source of information and others were found to be non-significant.
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How to cite this article:
Kiran Panthri, Kanchan Raturi, Deepika Bisht, Ayushi, Mohit Rawat, Mukesh Chandra Joshi, Sanya Sharma, Shuaiv Khan. A pre-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of demonstration method on knowledge and practice regarding CPR among nursing students of selected nursing college of Dehradun. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(3):99-110.
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