Volume 14 No 1 (2022): International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education

Impact of Emergency First Response for Adolescents in Observation House in Taif, KSA

Abdullah H. Alsufyani, Suheir. A.M. Sayed, Mohammed Almalki, Bader M. Alsufyani and Bandar R. Alsufyani

DOI: 10.9756/INT-JECSE/V14I1.221097

Keywords: Emergency First Response, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, First Aid, Adolescents and Observation House


Background: The observation house in Taif is one of the social homes of the ministry of social affairs, which deals with the refinement, reform, and care of juveniles from the age of 12 to 18 years for whom the quantities are estimated to commit crimes of whatever crime, from minor and ordinary crimes to murders and this house is located north Taif City. Crisis first reaction alludes to the crisis or prompt consideration you ought to give when an individual is harmed or sick until full clinical therapy is accessible standard first aid training is done in this study. Aim: To evaluate the impact of emergency first response training among adolescents and workers in the observation house. Methods: Pre and post single arm community-based study design for Adolescents and workers in observation house in Taif City. Study duration from September 2020 to March 2021.data collected by standardized, close ended questionnaire for awareness through direct interview and observation checklist for emergency first response Care. Total coverage was taken during study duration. the study samples wear 100 (40 workers and 60 prisoners).the study had three phases and all participant pre assessment was done to find out the awareness and response needs during health emergencies and the intervention was designed according to the needs. The outcomes of the intervention were measured by comparison pre and post intervention scores. Data were analyzed by utilizing Levene's test for correspondence of differences and T – Test for uniformity of means Result: We have eight outcom to measure pre and post intervention, the results showed that all the variables tested there are an increase in post training scores, solely based on mean and deviation, compared to pre intervention. The results A two-tailed independent samples t-test was used to compare the mean difference in overall score between pre intervention and post intervention (n = 100). The Type I error rate was set at alpha = 0.05. The results showed the average overall mean score is less in pre intervention (M = 3.311, SD = 1.7485) than for post intervention (M = 11.556, SD = 0.5647), t(119,43) = 44.873, p = .000. Conclusion: emergency first response training in observation home given the adolescent's and worker's limited prior knowledge, it appears to be highly effective. One month following training, we saw substantial improvement and a high performance rate. Increasing the number of trained personnel in the observation house saves lives by reducing the number of persons who are injured or killed as a result of a delayed or inadequate response. While waiting for professional assistance, take urgent action and implement the right strategies., researchers recommended add the emergency first response to programs and activities that are provided to adolescents in the observation houses.




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