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Original Research Article

Year: 2018 | Month: May | Volume: 8 | Issue: 5 | Pages: 258-264

Capacity Building of Road Accident Trauma Care Of Kamrup District: Learning From Focus Group Discussion and Training As Well As Skill Assessment of Nurses from Kamrup Metro and Rural District

Dr Aparup Sharma1, Dr Biju Mani Das2

1PhD Research Scholar, Department of Management, 2HOD & Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce,
Assam Don Bosco University, Tapesia Gardens, Kamarkuchi, Sonapur, Kamrup, Assam

Corresponding Author: Dr Aparup Sharma


Back ground: Road traffic accident is a major global public health problem. India is not an exception to it. In north east India, situation is more complicating by lack of adequate and proper skill up gradation of health care workers working in emergency and critical care units. So, it is the need of the hour to improve the skill of these workers and to formulate a training program with the aim of improving the accident care delivery system.
Method: This paper describes lessons learned from Nurses who participated in Focus group training cum discussion on Road accident and trauma management as well as self assessment of skills of handling of victims. This training module was developed in consultation with the senior consultants of trauma care as well as following guideline of American heart associations, 2017 as well as of World health organizations. Mixed method of analysis was done.
Result: Data’s were collected in the form of pre and post test, training evaluation form and responses from self assessment charts of skills. There was statistically significant mean difference between pre and post test scores (p<0.05) as well as in many areas significant gap of skills (p<0.05) were found at confidence interval 95% between the participants of the metro and rural district area.
Conclusion: The session concluded with sharing of experiences from the participants it was thematically analyzed.

Key words: Focus group, Nurses, Training, Road accidents, Skill assessment

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