First Aid Courses (basic life support) for parents of pre-term newborns – a retrospective analysis of questionnaires


Authors: Kaniok Radek 1;  Veselá Petra 2;  Marešová Jana 2;  Mareš Jiří 3;  Pečenková Jaroslava 3;  Černý Vladimír 1
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika anesteziologie, resuscitace a intenzivní medicíny, Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Lékařská fakulta v Hradci Králové, Fakultní nemocnice Hradec Králové 1;  Dětská klinika, Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Lékařská fakulta v Hradci Králové, Fakultní nemocnice Hradec Králové 2;  Ústav sociálního lékařství, Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Lékařská fakulta v Hradci Králové 3
Published in: Anest. intenziv. Med., 21, 2010, č. 2, s. 91-94
Category: Resuscitation - Original Article

Overview

Objective:
The aim of this study was to assess the participants‘ retrospective feedback on the courses.

Design:
Retrospective analysis.

Setting:
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Department of Paediatrics, University Hospitál.

Materials and methods:
We analysed 100 questionnaires in this retrospective study. The questionnaires were filled in by the pre-term newborns‘ parents who took the first aid course between October 2006 and January 2009. The participants answered eight questions on a five degree scale. We analysed the results using descriptive statistics methods.

Results:
One hundred questionnaires were analysed. The return was 100%. Question: “Have you ever taken a first aid course?” 50% participants answered in the affirmative, 45% negative and 5% respondents did not answer. Question: “Was everything that was said at the course understandable?” 98% participants answered in the affirmative. Question: “Did passing this first aid course benefit you?” 99% participants answered in the affirmative.

Conclusion:
Participants of the courses evaluated the courses and their format positively.

Keywords:
first aid – pre-term newborn – questionnaire


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Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Inten Intensive Care Medicine
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