Training program for car drivers regarding first aid of road traffic accident at Sohag University
Asmaa M Madkour, Safaa AM Kotb, Safaa R Mahmoud and Thorea A Mahmoud
Road traffic accidents are a major community health problem that causes severe injuries with increasing deaths each yea.
Aim of the study: Evaluate the impact of training program for car drivers regarding first aid of road traffic accident at Sohag University.
Subjects and Methods: Quasi-experimental research design was used.
Sample: Convenient sample of 87 Car drivers were participated in the study.
Tools: Two tools were used: Tool (1) A structured interviewing questionnaire used to assess knowledge of car-drivers. Tool (2) an observational checklist was used to observe practices of drivers regarding first aid of road traffic accidents.
Results: 86% of drivers had an unsatisfactory knowledge level and all of studied car drivers had unsatisfactory practices of first aid about road traffic accident before implement of the program. However, there was significant improvement in knowledge and practice of the car drivers after implementation of the program. The total of knowledge and practice were statistically significant (p<0.001).
Conclusion: The implemented program about first aid of road traffic accident had a good impact on knowledge and practice of. Car-drivers.
Recommendations: First aid training program should be compulsory before getting driving licenses. This training should be continuous and repeated before every renewal of the driving license.
Asmaa M Madkour, Safaa AM Kotb, Safaa R Mahmoud, Thorea A Mahmoud. Training program for car drivers regarding first aid of road traffic accident at Sohag University. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2020;2(2):134-142. DOI: 10.33545/26641658.2020.v2.i2c.53