Drowning is a major cause of death among children worldwide. The caregiver’s knowledge and practice about first aid is especially important in prevention and drowning care for children and coaching program is a form that can help improve knowledge and skills. This randomized controlled trial examined the effects of Coaching to Preventive and First Aid Childhood Drowning by Using KORAT Song on Knowledge and Practices among Caregivers. The populations in this study were caregivers aged up to 18 years old either male or female understand and speak KORAT language. Therefore the sample size for this study was fifty-two participants meeting the inclusion criteria were randomly assigned to either an experimental (n=26) or control (n=26) group. The experimental group received knowledge through KORAT SONG and first aid drowning training based on the Coaching theory while the control group received lecture training. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and hypotheses were tested using Paired t-test, Independent t-test and Chi-square. The results revealed that the experimental group had statistically significant improvement in Knowledge and Practices compared with control group from the first time. The results of this study indicated that effects of Coaching to Preventive and First Aid Childhood Drowning by Using KORAT Song could prevention Drowning both Knowledge and Practices among Caregivers. Therefore, the findings could be used as a guideline for prevention and helping children drowning.
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