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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 7
First page : ( 2265) Last page : ( 2270)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00401.2

Acquisition of CPR-related Self-efficacy through BLS Program among Undergraduate Nursing Students in Korea

Kim Sun Ae1, Kim Sun Kyung2,*, Kim Jong-Im3, Chang Ock Ja4, Choi Ji Yeon5, Nam Mi Ra6

1Department of Nursing, Kkottongnae University, South-Korea

2Department of Nursing, Mokpo National University, South-Korea

3College of Nursing, Chungnam National University, South-Korea

4Department of Nursing, Hyejeon College, South-Korea

5Department of Nursing, Gimcheon University, South-Korea

6Department of Nursing, Kunsan College of Nursing, South-Korea

*Corresponding author E-mail: skkim@mokpo.ac.kr

Online published on 17 October, 2017.

Abstract

Background/Objectives

This cross-sectional study was performed with 105 undergraduate nursing students in three universities in Korea.

Methods/Statistical analysis

The majority of participants were trained in emergency treatments such as basic life support (BLS) or other types of CPR education. Participants had received BLS training within 1 year, and their demographic variables, self-efficacy, and BLS satisfaction were examined. Collected data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, Pearson's correlations and hierarchical regression with SPSS 21.0.

Findings

Results showed a statistically significant correlation between BLS education satisfaction and CPR self-efficacy, which is the largest contributor to CPR-related self-efficacy with r =.784 (p <.01). Study variables were entered into a two-block hierarchical regression model. Students’ factors were grouped in Block 1, which represented 0.7% of variance of CPR-related self-efficacy. Amount of CPR education and BLS learning satisfaction and CPR education factors were grouped in Block 2. Education factors in Block 2 increased in variance to 60.6% with F = 40.556 (p <.001). Examining the beta scores of individual factors, BLS learning satisfaction was the greatest contributor to the variance (B =.559, β =.780, and p <.001).

Improvements/Applications

Since the relationship between self-efficacy and learning satisfaction has been proven, education with multidimensional strategy to improve student's learning satisfaction will bring improved results in emergency.

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Keywords

BLS, CPR, Self efficacy, Learning satisfaction, Undergraduate nursing student.

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