To define the relative need of the staffs of rural, community hospitals for training in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), identify weaknesses, and modify a standard ACLS course to meet these need.
Prospective assessment of knowledge and skills relating to the practice of ACLS.
Rural, community hospitals in southern Wisconsin.
A well-validated, multiple-option, precourse test for life-support knowledge and clinical judgment was administered to the staff nurses, respiratory therapists, and practicing physicians of 12 rural, community hospitals in southern Wisconsin before their participation in a modified, extended, ACLS course, using the pre-1992 American Heart Association standards and guidelines.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hôpital, Milieu rural, Soin intensif, Réanimation cardiocirculatoire, Enseignement, Besoin, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hospital, Rural environment, Intensive care, Intensive cardiocirculatory care, Teaching, Need, Human, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0450783
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.