The influence of health education to improve community knowledge of basic life support procedure in Dlanggu district, Mojokerto regency, Indonesia

Authors

  • Nuris Kushayati Dian Husada Nursing Academy, Mojokerto
  • Linda Presti Fibriana Dian Husada Nursing Academy, Mojokerto
  • Luthfiah Nur Aini Dian Husada Nursing Academy, Mojokerto
  • Edy Siswantoro School of Health Science Dian Husada, Mojokerto
  • Nasrul Hadi Purwanto School of Health Science Dian Husada, Mojokerto
  • Kurnia Indriyanti Purnama Sari School of Health Science Dian Husada, Mojokerto
  • Widya Anggraeni School of Health Science Dian Husada, Mojokerto

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4081/jphia.2019.1191

Keywords:

Basic life support education, community knowledge level

Abstract

Basic Life Support (BLS) is an attempt to sustain life when a person experiences a life-threatening situation. BLS should be given to survivors with cardiopulmonary arrest. Ignorance of help and incompetent BLS management of a helper often occur in real cases in the field. This study aimed to determine the effect of health education on basic life support to the level of public knowledge. This research design used Pre- Experimental Design, with One Group Pretest-Posttest Design method. The population of this research is the community of Dlanggu District, Mojokerto Regency. The sample was taken as many as 59 respondents. The sampling method used is Probability type Simple Random Sampling. The data were collected using a questionnaire. The data was analyzed by using Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test with a significance level <0.05. The results showed a significance value of 0.000 (p<0.05), thus it can be concluded that there were significant differences before and after the provision of health education about BLS procedures.

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Published

30-10-2019

How to Cite

Kushayati, N., Fibriana, L. P., Aini, L. N., Siswantoro, E., Purwanto, N. H., Sari, K. I. P., & Anggraeni, W. (2019). The influence of health education to improve community knowledge of basic life support procedure in Dlanggu district, Mojokerto regency, Indonesia. Journal of Public Health in Africa, 10(s1). https://doi.org/10.4081/jphia.2019.1191

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