International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 182--187

Effect of training problem-solving skill on decision-making and critical thinking of personnel at medical emergencies


Mohammad Heidari1, Sara Shahbazi2 
1 Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran
2 Department of Nursing, Borujen Nursing Faculty, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Sara Shahbazi
Department of Nursing, Borujen Nursing Faculty, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord
Iran

Background: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of problem-solving training on decision-making skill and critical thinking in emergency medical personnel. Materials and Methods: This study is an experimental study that performed in 95 emergency medical personnel in two groups of control (48) and experimental (47). Then, a short problem-solving course based on 8 sessions of 2 h during the term, was performed for the experimental group. Of data gathering was used demographic and researcher made decision-making and California critical thinking skills questionnaires. Data were analyzed using SPSS software. Results: The finding revealed that decision-making and critical thinking score in emergency medical personnel are low and problem-solving course, positively affected the personnel«SQ» decision-making skill and critical thinking after the educational program (P < 0.05). Conclusions: Therefore, this kind of education on problem-solving in various emergency medicine domains such as education, research, and management, is recommended.


How to cite this article:
Heidari M, Shahbazi S. Effect of training problem-solving skill on decision-making and critical thinking of personnel at medical emergencies.Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci 2016;6:182-187


How to cite this URL:
Heidari M, Shahbazi S. Effect of training problem-solving skill on decision-making and critical thinking of personnel at medical emergencies. Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Mar 29 ];6:182-187
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