First aid is applied to injured or ill persons in any life threatening situation in order to save life, prevent degradation of the situation or contribute to a treatment process before professional medical care is available. This includes assessments and interventions that can be performed by a bystander or by the victim with minimal or no medical equipment.A cross-sectional interventional study was done. Total 30 participants were registered. Structured Knowledge Questionnaire was used. Result of the study showed that majority (96%) participants had poor knowledge before training program only (3.3%) participants had average knowledge. Only few (13.3%) participants had average knowledge further majority (70%) participant had good knowledge and only (16.6%) of participants had very good knowledge after the post test i.e. after the training programme. Further result reveled that there was statistically significant difference at 0.05 level which showed that the mean difference between pretest and posttest mean score was a true difference and not by chance. The participants has given good feedback about the sessions and expressed their wish to attend such more training programme.
Santosh Kumari, Dr. Jasbir Kaur, Kalpna Chauhan, Rupam Gupta, Shaweta Sharma. Effectiveness of first aid training programme: An interventional study. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2020;3(2):118-120. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2020.v3.i2b.110