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Heydarpoor Z, dehghannezhad J, 0000-0002-0793-1487 R, Rahmani F, Gilani N, Dadashzadeh A. EFFECT OF PRE-HOSPITAL TRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT (PHTLS) COURSE ON KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL. Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2021; 19 (5) :419-426
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1- College coach, Department of Pediatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
2- PhD Student in Nursing Education، Road Traffic Injury Research Center (RTIR),School of Nursing & Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran (Corresponding Author) , haydarpoor22@yahoo.com
3- Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Department, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
4- Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Department, Sina Medical Research and Training Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
5- PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Statistics and Epidemiology, Faculty of Health,Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
6- Assistant Professor, Road Traffic Injury Research Center (RTIR), School of Nursing & Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences، , Tabriz, Iran
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Background & Aims: Trauma as one of the most important problems throughout the world is accompanied by high mortality. Every year, a large number of people die as a result of trauma. Pre-hospital emergency personnel are the first caregivers to arrive at the bedside of a trauma victim, and their ability to care for the injured is crucial in saving the lives of many injured. This study was conducted to investigate the effect of pre‐hospital trauma life support (PHTLS) course on knowledge and skill of emergency medical personnel.  Materials & Methods: The present study is a quasi-experimental study that was conducted in 2018 with the participation of 520 pre-hospital emergency personnel from the East Azerbaijan, Tabriz, Iran. The knowledge and skills of the staff were assessed before and after the course through the objective structured clinical training stations. The data collection tools included a knowledge questionnaire and a basic skills checklist for trauma care, both of which are global standard tools in this field. In the present study, the validity of these instruments has been confirmed by experts in the field of trauma and their reliability was calculated with a Cronbach's alpha of 0.85 and 0.79, respectively. Data analysis was performed with SPSS version 19 software. Results: The findings of this study showed that the knowledge and skills of the participants before and after the training course were statistically significant (p
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