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Knowledge of Infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation of Pediatric Ward Nurses

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  • Department of Nursing, Chungbuk Health and Science University, 10 Deogam-gilNaesueu Cheong wongu Chungbuk, 28150, Korea, Republic of
  • Department of Nursing, Daejeon Institute of Science and Technology University,100 Hyechonroseogudaejeon, 35408, Korea, Republic of

Abstract


Objectives: This study was attempted to provide the basic data of the effective Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) education by identifying the level of knowledge of infant CPR of pediatric ward nurses. This study is a descriptive survey conducted to grasp the knowledge of infant CPR for pediatric ward nurses. Methods/Statistical Analysis: This study was implemented for 132 nurses who worked at the pediatric ward of 3 university hospitals and general hospitals of over 300 sickbeds located in Gyeonggi-do Province. The collected data was processed using ‘SPSS’ program. The general characteristics of the subjects were analyzed with real number and percentage, the knowledge level of infant CPR of nurses was done with average and standard deviation, and the difference in the knowledge of infant CPR according to the general characteristics was done with T-test. Findings: There was a statistically significant difference in age (p=.004), position (p=.002), service period (p=.008), education experience (p=.50), and a certificate (p=.001). Improvements/Applications: As a result, to maintain the wellbeing of the subjects by enhancing the performance ability of infant CPR, the periodic education which can enhance the knowledge of infant CPR of pediatric ward nurses is necessary

Keywords

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Infant, Knowledge, Nurse, Pediatric Ward.

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