Journal article

The first 3 minutes: Optimising a short realistic paediatric team resuscitation training session

Joanne T McKittrick, Sharon Kinney, Sally Lima, Meredith Allen

Nurse Education in Practice | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

Inadequate resuscitation leads to death or brain injury. Recent recommendations for resuscitation team training to complement knowledge and skills training highlighted the need for development of an effective team resuscitation training session. This study aimed to evaluate and revise an interprofessional team training session which addressed roles and performance during provision of paediatric resuscitation, through incorporation of real-time, real team simulated training episodes. This study was conducted applying the principles of action research. Two cycles of data collection, evaluation and refinement of a 30-40 minute resuscitation training session for doctors and nurses occurred. Doct..

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