Effects of First Aid to Sudden Cardiac Arrest Program for High-school Students in Northeast Thailand.

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เพ็ญพักตร์ ไชยสงเมือง ชัจคเณค์ แพรขาว



       The aim of this study was to examine the effects of first aid to sudden cardiac arrest program on the knowledge and skills of high-school students. The conceptual model guiding this study was derived from the Chain of Survival concept and Theory of instructional design. The sample consisted of 30 high-school students in northeastern Thailand, using a one group pretest –

posttest design. The instruments used were self-administered questionnaires, pretest and posttest, performance appraisals of CPR skill, and a set of training materials developed by researchers. The study was conducted between August and September 2016. 

            The results showed that the knowledge and skill before receiving intervention were significantly different to those of after receiving the intervention at the .05 level. The findings suggest that this experimental program should be expanded to other school students. However, the study should be re-conducted in a greater number of sample in order to be able to generalize to the population.


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ไชยสงเมืองเ, แพรขาวช. Effects of First Aid to Sudden Cardiac Arrest Program for High-school Students in Northeast Thailand. Nursing Journal of The Ministry of Public Health [Internet]. 10Sep.2018 [cited 20Jun.2019];28(2):118-32. Available from: https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnaph/article/view/144728


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