Abstract P86: The Aed Enlightenment Animation Dvd Motivates Schoolchildren to Learn about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Aed
We developed the AED enlightenment animation DVD (the AED Animation) as a readable and friendly educational material for learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and AED by citizens. The aim of the present study was to investigate how well did schoolchildren understand the contents of the AED Animation, and how the AED Animation has educational and ripple effects to schoolchildren.
[Methods] Prior to the investigation of schoolchildren, 28 elementary school teachers watched the AED Animation and answered a questionnaire to see if the AED animation arouse schoolchildren, and to evaluate its psychological and educational impacts. Then in fourth, fifthand sixth grades elementary school students (total of 1189) watched the AED Animation and answered questionnaire-based survey.
[Results] 94 percent of the students answered “ the AED Animation is good for me”, 80 percent of them wanted to be able to do CPR and use AED as the characters of the AED Animation did, and 67 percent of them wanted there parents to watch the AED Animation.
[Conclusions] The AED Animation is a good educational material for schoolchildren that raises interest in AED/CPR, and its educational effects was more than elementary school teachers expected.