Madridge Journal of Nursing

ISSN: 2638-1605

International Nursing Conference
December 5-7, 2016 | Dubai, UAE

The analyzes of the knowledge level of the nurses and midwives who have neonatal resuscitatıon education

Emra Doğan1, Şenay Çetinkay1, BurcuÖz Türkoğlu1 and Mustafa Kara1

1Cukurova University, Turkey

DOI: 10.18689/2638-1605.a1.004

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Aim: To determine the level of knowledge of nurse-midwives about neonatal resuscitation in the province, Adana-Turkey, and the education they receive is carried out to investigate the effect of their knowledge level.

Materials and Methods: The research has been applied toy he nurses and midwives who work inCukurova University Balcalı Hospital, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana Maternity and intensive care of the newborn in the Children Hospital, gynecology and maternity wards and have receive training Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) since January 2016. Before the sampling in the study, all of the universe has been included in the study. Data were collected using a questionnaire consisting of 40 questions. training related to the NRP (visual presentations, hands-on training on educational books and model) is organized 12 times in the province of Adana, it is given a place in-service training plans to this issue for arranging by The Ministry of Health for each year and in 81 province.

Findings: 97.1% of the 105 people participating in the study are women. Regarding the education level, %7.6 is a graduate of Vocational School of Health, %22.9 of pre-degree, % 62.9 undergraduate, %1.9 is a graduate of the Master. It is determined that %59 of participants (62) works in the neonatal intensive care unit, %14(15) works in clinical obstetrics and gynecology, % 26.7 of (28) works in the maternity ward. % 13.3 of nurses and midwives 0-6 months, %21 in 6 months to 1 year, %30.5 1-3 years, %35.2 4-5 years have joined the NRP training program. Nurses and midwives, the most important and effective action in neonatal resuscitation is the ventilated the babyʼs lung (%98.1), needs to be done to prevent heat loss (%98.1) and questions related to the use of oxygen (%98.1) were correctly answered. The question “Ventilation ratio in chest compressions applications to 2 seconds should be 1 compression 3 ventilation” is answered wrongly by %62.9(66). The question “Identifying risk factors during pregnancy and postpartum allows the identification of all infants need to revive” is answered correctly by only %14.3(15) and the question “ While aspiring the babyʼs nose and mouth as a rule firstly the mouth then the nose is aspired” is answered correctly by %88.6.

Result: Nurse midwives, knowledge and skills of the NRP should be developed with in-service training programs, information should be kept up to date in-service training is repeated periodically after training.

Keywords: Knowledge level, midwife, training, nurses, resuscitation.

Researcher who was born in Mersin Turkey, 1987; primary school Adanalıoglu Elementary School andhigh school education at Tevfik Sırrı Gur Foreign Language Weighted graduated. Shewon Karadeniz Technical University the Trabzon Health School of Nursing Department in 2005. She graduated from Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon Health School Nursing Department in 2009. She has beenworking as a nurse in Mersin Physiotherapy Physical Therapy Center in 2009 and Ankara Anatolian Hematology and Oncology Hospital in Ankara between 2010-2012. Then She has working in Health Sciences University Adana Numune Training and ResearchHospital since in 2012. Currently, she is a graduate student in C.U. Health Sciences Institute Nursing Department.