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Vahabi S, Alishahi F, Sheikhi E, Anbari K. The effectiveness of CPR training during anesthesia internship rotation on improvement of interns, knowledge and clinical skills of Lorestan university of medical sciences. yafte. 2015; 17 (2) :32-41
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-1970-en.html

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Background : Since only the correct and effective Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) can increase the survival of patients with cardiopulmonary arrest, the aim of this study is to determine the effects of CPR training in the anesthetioligy ward to improve CPR knowledge and clinical skills of interns of Lorestan university of medical sciences. Materials and Methods : A 10-month Educational experimental study was done on 31 undergraduate medical students at Lorestan university of medical sciences in 2013. During a period of 15 days of anesthesiology internship course, all these students underwent CPR training including Basic Life Support ( BLS ), Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS ) and practical skills. Data were collected via a questionnaire with 4 parts including demographic, pre and post knowledge and skills as standpoint of interns and ward,s professor. Results: After training the mean of score about knowledge of CPR and its practical skills significantly increased from 5.68 to 7.94 and 10.65 to 23.45 respectivly (PV=0.0001) . A significant relationship between preinternship exam score and knowledge of CPR before anesthesiology internship course was shown (PV=0.001), but there was no significant relationship with practical skills score pre and post CPR training in anesthesilogy ward.(PV=0.38) Conclusion: The CPR training course in anesthetiology ward leads to significant increase in CPR skills and Knowledge of medical interns. Adding this course to undergraduated medical students is essential

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Received: 2015/09/22 | Accepted: 2015/09/22 | Published: 2015/09/22

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