Author(s): Nisha Joshi


DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00084.1   

Address: Ms. Nisha Joshi
Asst. Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, V3 College of Nursing, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2020

Heart disease is the world’s largest leading cause of death. According to world Health Organization (WHO) estimates, 17.5 million people around the globe, die of Heart disease each year. This is over 31% of all deaths globally. WHO estimates that by 2020 close to 60% of cardiac patients worldwide will be Indian. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and skill regarding basic cardiac life support. A pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test design was used to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and skill regarding basic cardiac life support among nursing students at Dehradun, Uttarakhand. A total 50 students were selected through convenience non-probability sampling technique. The data was collected through self-structured knowledge questionnaire and skill checklist on basic cardiac life support. The tool was developed in three parts, the first part deal with the 7 demographic variable, the part two consist of 32 knowledge questions on basic cardiac life support and the third part consist of 18 steps of skill checklist. The structured teaching programme on knowledge and skill was effectual in upgrading the knowledge and clinical expertise of the student nurses. Awareness regimen for knowledge on Basic cardiac life support using structured teaching program on knowledge and skill regarding Basic cardiac life support among nursing students was effective as their knowledge level improved significantly. Researcher discussed about the importance of knowledge about Basic cardiac life support among nursing students to gain attention and to promote effective skill of Basic cardiac life support in clinical as well as in community area. Researcher also open-up new path for future studies on the topic for more generalized results. This concludes that the structured teaching program was effective in significant improvement of knowledge level and skill score regarding basic cardiac life support among study participants. Findings stress the need for such teaching and skill programs, which in turn may enhance the overall health standard and save the life of victims.

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Nisha Joshi. Evaluate the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge and skill regarding basic cardiac life support among basic B.Sc. (N) 1st year Students. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2020; 10(4):396-400. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00084.1

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