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Nurses’ Knowledge and Performance towards Infection Control Program in Mohammed Alameen Hammed Omdurman Pediatric Teaching Hospital, Khartoum State, Sudan (2013)

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dc.contributor.author Mahmoud, Hind Waly Elsaid
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-25T10:09:35Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-25T10:09:35Z
dc.date.issued 2014-05-22
dc.identifier.uri http://repo.uofg.edu.sd/handle/123456789/1997
dc.description A Dissertation Submitted to University of Gezira in Partial Fulfillment for the Requirements for Award of the Degree of Master of Science,in Community Health Nursing Department of Nursing,Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences,May 2014 en_US
dc.description.abstract Infection prevention and control measures aimed to ensure the protection of those who might be susceptible to acquiring an infection both in the general community and while receiving care due to health problems. This cross-sectional hospital-based study was conducted at Mohammed Alameen Hammed Pediatric Teaching Hospital, Khartoum State during the period from December 2013 to March 2014 aiming to assess nurses' knowledge and performance towards infection control program in Mohammed Alameen Hammed Omdurman Pediatric Teaching Hospital, Khartoum State, Sudan. Sample size of this study consisted of all available nurses (117) working at in Mohammed Alameen Hammed Pediatric Teaching Hospital during the period of data collection of the study (December 2013 to March 2014). The Data was collected using a questionnaire and check list designed for the study. Data was analysed using statistical package for Social Sciences (SPSS). The study revealed that the majority of respondents (86.3%) didn’t attend any training programs regarding infection control in pediatric hospitals. Stickers and Indicative Pane concerning with the infection control were mostly unavailable (14.5%) Indicative Pane to the medical waste (66.7%), and hands washing (60.7%) is available in their sections. The study revealed that the 93.2% of sample size responded with correct answers regarding washing hands at any nursing Intervention from patient to another, 92.3% responded with correct answers regarding hand washing as the best procedure of infection control, 76.1% knew that Hands should be washed whenever touch different body fluid and after checking of any vital sign , Only 23.1% of the study sample responded with correct answers regarding the time of routine hand washing and the time of alcoholic hand rub. the performance of the majority of study sample was inadequate specially regarding The time of routine hand washing (8%), washing hands Before and after using gloves and after checking of any vital sign (13.4%), the time of alcoholic hand rub (18.1%). Sorting waste (10%), and disposal of domestic waste (40%). 83.8% responded with correct answers regarding disposing protection equipment after nursing intervention, 76.9% causes for wearing protection equipments. Performance of respondents was inadequate specially regarding disposing protection equipment after nursing intervention (20%). knowledge of respondents regarding safe injection was adequate specially regarding using syringes only one time (100%), but practice of sample size towards safe injection was generally adequate. It can be concluded that lack of adequate training for nursing staff, lack of regular follow-up and lack of educational tools and Indicative Pane and posters resulted in a poor performance and knowledge regarding infection control program items such as hand washing, medical waste disposal and isolation. The study recommended aavailability of educational tools and equipments such as posters panes and leaflets concerning with different items of infection control guidelines such as hand washing and medical waste disposal. Conducting of special training sessions in pediatric hospitals for nurses and establishing of special unit in every pediatric hospital concerning with training and evaluation of infection control en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Ietimad Ibrahim Abd Elrhman Kambal Main supervisor Hanan Mabrouk Ramadan Mohammed Co. Supervisor en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Gezira en_US
dc.subject Infection prevention en_US
dc.subject protection en_US
dc.subject Environmental cleaning en_US
dc.subject health care en_US
dc.subject epidemiology en_US
dc.subject Training in infection control en_US
dc.subject health problems. en_US
dc.subject Medical Sciences en_US
dc.title Nurses’ Knowledge and Performance towards Infection Control Program in Mohammed Alameen Hammed Omdurman Pediatric Teaching Hospital, Khartoum State, Sudan (2013) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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