• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 41, Pages: 1-5

Original Article

A Study of the Knowledge Level of Infant CPR of Nursing Students


Objectives: This study was attempted to improve the problems in proceeding with the class of infant CPR in the curriculum of nursing science and to provide the basic data of the effective CPR education by identifying the knowledge level of infant CPR of nursing students. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The subjects of this study were the students of department of nursing science of 3 universities located in cities of C and K. The data was collected from Sep 1, 2015 to Oct 30, 2015. The data collection method was a self-report questionnaire one. The general characteristics of the subjects were indicated with real number and percentage using SPSS/WIN 21 program for the collected data. The knowledge level of infant CPR of nursing students was analyzed with average and standard deviation, and the difference in the knowledge of infant CPR according to the general characteristics of nursing students was done with T-test. Findings: This study result, there was a statistically significant difference in education experience (p=.001) and certificates (p=.001). Improvements/ Applications: It is considered that it must be performed through a more planned program in order to improve the attitude and performance ability of infant CPR of students. And it is necessary to introduce the repetitive and regular curriculum on the infant CPR to nursing students.

Keywords: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Infant, Knowledge, Nursing Student 


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