Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)
Effectiveness of educational intervention regarding first: AID among school teachers a review based on available litarature
Author(s): Neeshu Sachan, BS Ilayaraja
Abstract: Background: First aid offers a range of benefits so it must be included in school setting. Many students experience accidents while they are at schools, so having staff trained in first aid skills contribute to promote the safety of the students in schools. The accidents might lead to various forms of injuries, including minor cuts, serious wounds or fractures. Trained personnel apply right procedures to prevent more damage Objective: To find out the evidence on effectiveness of Educational Intervention among school teacher regarding knowledge and practice of first -aid measures Methods: An electronic search of article published in various journals has been done. The database search concluded by Pub-med, EBSCO. Results: The accessible literature refines to get 7 articles, 2 studies are showing that there is adequate knowledge and practice and 3 studies are showing that participants have inadequate level of knowledge and level of practice 2 study are showing poor knowledge and practice and there is need for implementation of First-aid educational programme Conclusion: Every school establishment shall have as a minimum one member of staff who is a trained first aider and two emergency first aiders in the work place. Head teachers and managers must ensure that a qualified first aider is in attendance at all times, including foreseeable absences. Additional trained staff may therefore be required to ensure that suitable arrangements are in place to ensure that first aid of a sufficient standard can be administered.
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