International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018


Effectiveness of Demonstration Regarding Knowledge and Skill on Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation among Housekeeping Staff in Tertiary Care Hospital

Amit M. Nikam, Mahadeo B. Shinde


Abstract: Heart attack is the leading cause of deaths in the India. CPR can be life-saving first aid and increases the persons chances of survival if started soon after the heart has stopped beating. This study aimed to improve knowledge and skills regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation among housekeeping staff working in tertiary care hospital. Objectives To assess the knowledge regarding skill of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation among housekeeping staff. To determine the effectiveness of demonstration regarding knowledge & skill on cardio-pulmonary resuscitation among housekeeping staff. To correlate knowledge with skill of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation among housekeeping staff. Methodology 80 Housekeeping Staff were selected by Non-Probability Purposive sampling technique from tertiary care hospital. One group Pre-test Post test design was used. Self structured knowledge questionnaire was used. Data was analyzed by using instat software 3.06 Version. Results In majority of the samples 37 (46.25 %) belong to age group of 31 to 40 years. In terms of gender, 46 (57.5 %) subjects were Males. Educational status of the subjects 42 (52.5 %) are Secondary, where as 58 (72.5 %) had previous knowledge about cardiopulmonary resuscitation the Majority of source of information was Mass Media 22 (27.5 %) in the study population. The mean post test knowledge score 15.025 (SD=2.877) of housekeeping staff was significantly higher than their pre test knowledge score 10.925 (SD=2.755). The calculated paired t value 14.647 is greater than table value (t=1.664) at 0.05 level of significance. There is positive correlation of knowledge with skill when compared pre-test to post test (pre-test r = 0.4091, p=0.0002) and (post-test r = 0.7563, P=


Keywords: Knowledge, Demonstration, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Housekeeping Staff, Tertiary Care Hospital


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,


Pages: 89 - 93


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Amit M. Nikam, Mahadeo B. Shinde, "Effectiveness of Demonstration Regarding Knowledge and Skill on Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation among Housekeeping Staff in Tertiary Care Hospital", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20182662, Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018, 89 - 93

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