EXAMINATION OF FIRST AID AWARENESS OF INDIVIDUALS BEFORE AND AFTER FIRST AID TRAINING


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Authors

  • Derya Can Dr. Derya Can Clinic, Ankara
  • Nukhet Bayer Lokman Hekim University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Nursing Department, Ankara, Türkiye

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55433/gsbd/197

Keywords:

First aid, emergency, training, awareness

Abstract

Aim: In this study, it was aimed to determine the first aid awareness of individuals and whether the trainings provided by first aid training centers cause a significant change in the first aid differences of individuals.

Material and methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted at 4 different first aid training centers operating in Ankara, Turkey. The study was conducted with 122 respondents and the participation rate was 96.8%. A questionnaire was used as the data collection method in the study. The research data were analyzed and evaluated in SPSS 23.0 program.

Results: The range of age of the participants was 20-47 years and the mean age was 27.8±6.6 years. 61.5% of the participants were female and 68.8% were married. It was determined that the participants scored (2.10±1.1) points in the pre-test and (3.49±1.4) points in the post-test and the difference between these two scores was significant (t=-6.65, p<0.001).  There is a difference between groups in terms of first aid awareness according to age, gender and level of education (p<0.05).

Conclusion: It was determined that the first aid awareness of the participants was at a low level and reached a high level after the first aid training. It is considered that providing first aid trainings at regular intervals to cover all groups of the society will increase the first aid awareness.

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2023-06-27

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Can, D., & Bayer, N. (2023). EXAMINATION OF FIRST AID AWARENESS OF INDIVIDUALS BEFORE AND AFTER FIRST AID TRAINING. Göbeklitepe Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi, 6(12). https://doi.org/10.55433/gsbd/197

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