The Effect of a Designed Teaching Module Regarding Prevention of Central-Line Associated Blood Stream Infection on ICU Nurses' Knowledge and Practice
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017, Pages: 11-18
Received: Dec. 8, 2016; Accepted: Dec. 24, 2016; Published: Jan. 19, 2017
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Abeer El-Sol, Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Al-Baha University, Al-Baha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Adult Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Menoufia University, Menoufia, Egypt
Amina I. Badawy, Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Al-Jouf University, Al-Jouf, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Adult Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Menoufia University, Menoufia, Egypt
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Background: The management for intensive care patients need to the insertion of central venous catheter, which has many dangerous complications, one of these complications is central-line associated blood stream infection which affects the patients' health status. Aim of the study: the study aimed to investigate the effect of a designed teaching module regarding prevention of central-line associated blood stream infection on ICU nurses' knowledge and practice through designed teaching module (theoretical & practical for infection control measures). Methodology: A quasi-experimental research design used to achieve the study aim and pre/post-test was used. A convenience sample of 44 nurses working in Intensive Care Units. Two tools were used to collect data, I-Structured Interviewing Questionnaire: consists of two parts Part-A: Socio-demographic questionnaire &Part-B: Structured questionnaire regarding knowledge of staff nurse to assess nurse’s knowledge regarding prevention of central-line associated blood stream infection. II- An observational checklist. Results: the current study revealed that, most sample had nursing diploma. There were significant statistical differences were found between mean total knowledge score of studied sample pre-and post the educational module. Significant statistical differences were found in mean practice scores in post than pre-the educational module. There was a strong positive correlation was found among age, experience, knowledge and practice for studied nurses. Conclusion: Based on findings of the current study, it can be concluded that the improvement occurred in nurse's knowledge and practice after teaching of a designed module about infection control. Recommendations: Establishment educational programs centers in all hospitals which responsible updating and refreshing the nurses knowledge and practice; workshops which emphasizing on the evidence-based practices about infection control measures in critical settings within the hospitals, these services must be included the recently graduated nurses, the infection control department in hospital should follow up infection control process application in all hospital unities generally and critical unities especially.
Keywords
Central-Line Associated Blood Stream Infection, The National Patient Safety Goals, Prevention of Central-Line Associated Bloodstream Infection, Nurses Education and Training
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Abeer El-Sol, Amina I. Badawy, The Effect of a Designed Teaching Module Regarding Prevention of Central-Line Associated Blood Stream Infection on ICU Nurses' Knowledge and Practice, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017, pp. 11-18. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20170601.12
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