Knowledge towards first aid among students in the Faculty of Health Sciences UiTM Puncak Alam / Muhamad Khairul Amri Kamarul Azman

Kamarul Azman, Muhamad Khairul Amri (2019) Knowledge towards first aid among students in the Faculty of Health Sciences UiTM Puncak Alam / Muhamad Khairul Amri Kamarul Azman. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA ( Kampus Puncak Alam ).


As the incidence of emergency has continuously extended in current years, it is vital to guarantee that community and university students are adequately prepared to manage such measures. The aim of this study is to assess the level of knowledge towards first aid among Faculty of Health Science of UiTM Puncak Alam students. Quantitative cross-sectional research with the stratified random sampling was led among 313 understudies at the Universiti Teknologi MARA Puncak Alam Campus. Data were accumulated using a self-managed survey composed from Hong Kong Red Cross. An aggregate of 127(39.7.8%) of members had an intermediate degree of first aid learning. 61.6% of study members had encountered taking first aid courses and they essentially have a positive state of information (p-value = 0.000). There is a significant relationship between demographic characteristics and the level of First aid knowledge in term of gender, courses and first aid preparing background, as per oneway ANOVA test with a p-value of < 0.05 shows significances association. In light of these outcomes, most of the health science students had a moderate level of first aid understanding. In any case, utilization of customary instructive projects with sorted out segments might almost certainly build up their data on emergency treatment practices and ability


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Kamarul Azman, Muhamad Khairul Amri
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Bahari, Mazura
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Medical centers. Hospitals. Dispensaries. Clinics
R Medicine > RC Internal Medicine > Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Health Sciences
Programme: Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology
Keywords: First Aid, knowledge, Undergraduate students, Health science.
Date: 2019
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