Background and objective: Operating room nurse was one of the team's personnel who is crucial to the success of resuscitation. Cardiac arrest management requires an effective resuscitation team. Our study aimed to investigate the operating room nurses confidence for cardiac arrest management. We also studied the associated factors influencing on their confidence.
Materials and methods: This study was a prospective description study in 113 operating room nurses who work at Srinagarind hospital, faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen university. We assessed their confidence level during cardiac arrest management and associated factors
Results: The response rate was 65.5 %.Fair to strongly confidence in willing to perform was 62.8%, basic life support was 62.2%, advanced life support was 60.8%. 50% of operating room nurses did not have confidence in opening airway, ventilation, and automatic defibrillation. Associated factors were life support training, and resuscitation protocol.
Conclusion: One third of operating room nurses did not have confidence in willing to performing, basic life support, advancedlife support and resuscitation skill. And periodic training and efficiency resuscitation protocol were associated with their confidence.