The effects of different instructional methods on students' acquisition and retention of cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills


RESUSCITATION, vol.81, no.5, pp.555-561, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 81 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2009.08.030
  • Journal Name: RESUSCITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.555-561
  • Keywords: Education, Training, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Chest compression, Ventilation, BASIC LIFE-SUPPORT, VIDEO SELF-INSTRUCTION, CONTROLLED-TRIAL, CPR, KNOWLEDGE, COMPRESSION, PERFORMANCE, SIMULATION, EDUCATION, STATE
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The need was evident for the evaluation of applicability and effectiveness of different types of instructional strategies to teach CPR skills. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of traditional, case-based, and web-based instructional methods on acquisition and retention of CPR skills.