Evaluation of bag-mask ventilation hand-on workshop for anesthetic nurse students

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Supinya Tiviraj


Background: Bag-mask ventilation skill is a
basic imperative skill for all anesthesia personals.
The Siriraj’s anesthetic nurse students training
committee emphasize in this proficiency, thus the
hand-on workshop of bag-mask ventilation was
provided to all students. The aim of the study is to
report the reaction from the students’ viewpoint
toward the teaching and evaluate this teaching
method from pre-and post study results. Methods: Forty
students studying in an anesthetic nurses training
program in the Department of Anesthesiology,
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital in academic
year 2015 were enrolled in this study. Each participant
participated hand-on workshop in mannequin in
bag-mask ventilation skill on the first day attended
in the training course. Before and after the workshop
evaluation was done by a validated checklist for
bag-mask ventilation. A questionnaire was performed
to report reactions of students after studying.
Results: Forty students participated in this study. The
result of the questionnaire showed 71.1 percent of the
students rated five scores (most favorable) of the
suitable of this training. The student rating five scores
of overall satisfaction toward the teaching accounted
for 73.7 percent. The Cronbach’s alpha of the
questionnaire was 0.87. The mean score comparing
before and after workshop significantly increased
from 12.3+2.7 to 23.9+0.9 with the total score of 25.
The mean difference was 11.6 with the standard
deviation of 2.5 (p-value<0.001). Conclusion: The
bag-mask ventilation, hand-on workshop showed
a high satisfaction score toward the teaching and
increased students’ performance in this skill. This
teaching method should be continued in the future.

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