EVALUATION OF EFFECTIVENESS OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM FOR PARAMEDICS
Introduction. A paramedic is a medical professional whose main task is to provide emergency medical care to patients who are in a critical or emergency condition. The aim. Evaluation of effectiveness of the training program for first-level paramedics. Materials and methods. We carried out theoretical training followed by practicing practical skills on dummies. The study group included 127 employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations who were questioned on knowledge, skills and abilities to provide emergency medical care in emergency and urgent situations before the start of the study. The assessment of the output level was carried out 1 month after the training. For the survey, 20 test items were developed. Statistical tests were performed using IBM SPSS Statistics 20 software for Windows. Pearson's χ2 test was used to assess differences between study groups. Differences between groups were considered statistically significant if they had a 5% significance level (p <0.05). Results. The analysis and evaluation of the results of the questionnaire demonstrate the high efficiency of the training. It is confirmed by a statistically significant increase in the indicators of correct answers to the questions posed on a wide range of measures taken in critical and life-threatening situations, in comparison with the indicators of the survey conducted before the start of training. At the same time, there were difficulties in relation to some theoretical knowledge. Conclusion. Sustainable consolidation of the acquired knowledge, skills and abilities is possible in the process of their constant repetition, which requires repeated training courses on a regular basis.
Lyudmila M. Pivina1, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8035-4866, Natalia E. Glushkova2, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1400-8436 Asylzhan M. Messova1, https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5373-0523 Almas A. Dyussupov1, Diana G. Ygieva1, Gulnara B. Batenova1, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3198-1860 Zhanar M. Urazalina1, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4494-6565 Yelzhan M. Manarbekov1, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3662-3977 Nurzhan S. Aidosov1, Sharbanu O. Uisenbaeva1, Maxim R. Pivin3, Anastasia Е. Miller4, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6276-8512 1 NCJSC «Semey Medical University» Semey city, Republic of Kazakhstan; 2 Kazakhstan Medical University “KSPH”, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan; 3 Altai State Medical University, Barnaul, Russian Federation; 4 Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Republic of Kazakhstan.
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Pivina L.M., Glushkova N.E., Messova A.M., Dyussupov A.A., Ygieva D.G., Batenova G.B., Urazalina Zh.M., Manarbekov Ye.M., Aidosov N.S., Uisenbaeva Sh.O., Pivin M.R., Miller A.Е. Evaluation of effectiveness of the training program for paramedics // Nauka i Zdravookhranenie [Science & Healthcare]. 2021, (Vol.23) 3, pp. 118-126. doi 10.34689/SH.2021.23.3.012