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The use of realistic simulation in the training of lay people in Basic Life Support: experience report

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.7, No. 9)

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Page : 346-350

Keywords : Nursing; Medicine; First Aid; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; Mentoring.;

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Objective: to report the experience by students of an extension project in carrying out a realistic simulation on Basic Life Support with employees of a Higher Education Institution. Method: descriptive study, type of experience report. The practice of realistic simulation was adopted in November2019 with employees of a private Higher Education Institution (HEI), in the city of Belem (PA) / Brazil. The present study emerged from the activities developed by nursing and medical students participants in an extension project of the aforementioned HEI, coordinated by an advisor, nurse, master and specialist in Urgency and Emergency situations, whose objective of the group is to train the staff Institution for Basic Life Support (BLS) situations, thus making them laymen with training to act through situations like, Cardio Respiratory Arrest, Obstruction of the Airways by Foreign Body, Episodes of Seizure, Fractures, Immobilization, among other situations. Results: It was observed that training it was of paramount importance for achieving the objective of the extension project. The strategy used by researchers facilitated the socialization of knowledge for employees and consequently a response positive to what had been accomplished. Conclusion: It is concluded that the method adopted to train the employees of the Institutions, facilitated the development of skills, not only from a practical point of view, but, above all, emotional and psychological, since the trained staff were able to familiarize themselves with various situations of day by day care involving BLS situations.

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