Background: Disasters are unexpected events occur and can not be controlled without help from outside, it cause required an understanding, awareness and skills on disaster preparedness. One kinds of realization is important to conduct training programs on disaster prepardness.Objective: The aim of the training is to increase understanding, awareness and skills of Muhammadiyah high school student of Purwokerto on disaster preparedness.Method: The method was lecture training and simulation handling emergencies include cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR), how to stop bleeding, bandage, splint and transportation. Activities held on December 12, 2009 and January 5, 2010with participants were 24 students from student council representative (OSIS), PMR and Pramuka. Each participant got aguideline book for handling emergency patients. Before and after training carried out pre-test and post-test and cardiac pulmonary resuscitation practice exams, to stop the bleeding, bandage, splint and transport of patients with emergencyconditions.Results: The participants have increased of average score from 62.5 (pre-test) to an average of 78.75 (post-test) and allparticipants passed the competency of practice.Conclusion: This training can improve understanding and skills on Muhammadiyah high school student of Purwokertorelated to the theory and practice ofdisaster preparedness.Keywords: Disaster preparedness, senior high school student.
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