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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017
A Study to Assess the Video Assisted Teaching on Knowledge and Skills Regarding Adult Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) among Final year Pharmacy Diploma Students at KCT'S Krishna College of Pharmacy, Karad
Saj Thomas | Tukaram B. Zagade 
Abstract: Background Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a critical component of basic life support. It is established first line before advanced life support. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a potential life saver because it is associated with survival and has the potential to prevent sudden death. All health care providers who are in contact with the patients should have regular resuscitation training as recommended by The American Heart Association (AHA) resuscitation guidelines. Many research studies shows that the victims chances of survival depends on the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation which means it has direct impact on survival of the victim. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) should be used for those patients with reasonable chance of restoring and prolonging life 1, 3, 9. Objectives To assess the existing knowledge & skills regarding cardio pulmonary resuscitation among the students. Methodology A qualitative research approach had been used, with one group pre test post test experimental design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of the audio visual learning package on knowledge and skills regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation among final year pharmacy diploma students. Conclusion The pre-test data depicts that, majority of students, 38 (65.52 %) had poor level of knowledge about CPR, whereas 20 (34.48 %) of students had good level of knowledge and none 0 (0 %) of students had Excellent knowledge regarding Adult Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) before administration of Video Assisted Teaching.
Keywords: Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation CPR Knowledge
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017,
Pages: 334 - 339