Effects of cardiopulmonary resuscitation reeducation on persistence of knowledge, performance and self-efficacy of nursing students

심폐소생술 교육 후 재교육이 간호대학생의 지식, 수행능력 및 자기효능감 지속에 미치는 효과

  • Chae, Myeong-Jeong (Department of Nursing, Kwangju Women's University) ;
  • Lee, Jin-Hee (Department of Nursing, Kwangju Women's University) ;
  • Song, In-Ja (Department of Nursing, Kwangju Women's University) ;
  • Kim, Jin-Il (College of Nursing, Konyang University)
  • 채명정 (광주여자대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 이진희 (광주여자대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 송인자 (광주여자대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 김진일 (건양대학교 간호대학)
  • Received : 2015.03.11
  • Accepted : 2015.04.24
  • Published : 2015.04.30


Purpose: This study was undertaken to examine the effects regarding reeducation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation on persistence of nursing students' knowledge, performance, and self-efficacy. Methods: The research design for this study was a repeated experimental design featuring 35 female nursing students. Participants were educated using the standardized cardiopulmonary resuscitation protocol from the American Heart Association. Three months after the initial education, participants received reeducation about cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Knowledge and self-efficacy were measured before the initial education. Knowledge, performance, and self-efficacy were measured immediately after the initial education, 3 months later, and 6 months later. Collected data were analyzed using PASW Statistics 18.0. Results: Knowledge and self-efficacy significantly increased immediately after the initial education; knowledge, performance, and self-efficacy significantly decreased 3 months afterwards. No further decrease occurred until 3 months after reeducation. Conclusion: These results suggest that the duration between initial education and reeducation was insufficient, although the effects of cardiopulmonary resuscitation education were maintained 3 months after reeducation.


Cardiopulmonary resuscitation;Education;Knowledge;Performance;Self-efficacy


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