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The Impact of Basic Life Support Teaching Program Using Concept Mapping Method on Meaningful Learning in Nursing Students of AJA
Abdi. A1, Aliyari. Sh 2, Pishgooie. SAH3, Seyyed Mazhari. M3 , Nazari. SMR1
1- Iran, Tehran, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Nursing.
2- Assistant Professor, Iran, Tehran, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, Maternal Newborn Health Department. Email: sh.aliyari@ajaums.ac.ir
3- Iran, Tehran, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, Medical- Surgical Department.
Abstract:   (10629 Views)

Introduction: Today, there are different methods for teaching students and clinical staff to maintain their information, knowledge and medical skills. One of these modern teaching methods is based on concept map.

Objective: This study aimed to determine the effect of concept mapping teaching methods based on meaningful learning of basic life support (BLS) in nursing students.

Materials and Methods: This quasi-experimental study compared the two methods of concept mapping-based learning and lecture on meaningful learning of BLS in the Army nursing school in 2015. In this study, 57 nursing students from the first semester were enrolled in two groups to learn BLS using concept map and lecture methods. Twenty eight students were randomly assigned to the concept mapping group and 29 to the control group (speech). After the pre-test, students had two sessions of theory and a practical session of working with the model, and then were trained with concept mapping and speech, respectively. Immediately after the training, the first post-test and then post-test knowledge of students were taken regarding the knowledge without remembering, one and four weeks later. To collect data, a valid and reliable questionnaire was used. To analyze the data, SPSS software version 22, Fisher’s exact test, t-test, and repeated measures ANOVA (RM ANOVA) were used.

Results: Before and after training both groups, there were statistically significant differences. The mean scores in all the three phases of post-test awareness training had a significant upward trend (P< 0.001). However, while the total knowledge score in the lecture group was higher than the post-test in concept maps (P<0.05), this difference in statistically higher levels of knowledge was not significant between the two groups (P> 0.05).

Discussion and Conclusion: In this study, there was no statistically significant difference between teaching methods based on concept mapping and lecture regarding meaningful learning (higher levels of knowledge) of BLS.

Keywords: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Concept mapping, Speech, Nursing students.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/09/28 | Accepted: 2016/12/4 | Published: 2017/03/13
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A A, Sh A, SAH P, M S M, SMR N. The Impact of Basic Life Support Teaching Program Using Concept Mapping Method on Meaningful Learning in Nursing Students of AJA . MCS. 2017; 3 (4) :233-241
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