Knowledge and Attitude about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Nursing Students

간호학생의 심폐소생술에 대한 지식 및 태도

  • Received : 2009.10.26
  • Accepted : 2009.12.05
  • Published : 2009.12.31


Purpose : This study was to examine the knowledge and attitude about cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) for nursing students, and to basic data with CPR education program for nursing student. Method : 128 nursing students filled out a self-administered questionnaires. The data were collected by CPR knowledge and attitude modified by the authors based on Kim's inventory (2008). Result : Nursing students weren't knowledgeable nor confident of CPR. But they had positive attitude about as a first responder. Conclusion : Intensive education by the level of knowledge should be provided for nursing students to master the knowhow of CPR, especially cardiac compression, and evaluation should be reinforced as well. And an education should be offered to enhance their confidence CPR performing CPR.


Cardiopulmonary resuscitation;Nursing student