Castle et al. Br J Nurs. 2007;16(11):664-666
Importance of Conclusion
Healthcare assistants and other support staff would benefit from more frequent resuscitation training to develop core BLS skills.
- The introduction of a structured resuscitation training program resulted in a noticeable improvement in improvement in nurses ability to perform basic life support skills as compared with historical data.
- Healthcare assistants tend to perform CPR skills poorly and are underconfident.
- Research shows an individual’s confidence does not always directly reflect competence; training programs should address this mismatch.
Read the article (fee applies)