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Importance of Conclusion
Low dose-high frequency, case based psychomotor training is a feasible method to enhance CPR skill retention in the hospital.
- High-quality CPR is critical for survival from cardiac arrest, but many providers in hospital settings have infrequent opportunities to perform CPR to maintain proficiency.
- Performance metrics from this study demonstrate high-quality CPR in Q2 and Q3, indicating CPR skill retention. In combined exercises (Q4), compressions are improved while ventilations deteriorate.
- Program compliance was high through four quarters of training.
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