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Fatahi A, Khalili Z, Seyedtabib M. Attitude, Adherence, and Nursing Students' Knowledge, about Preventive Standard Precautions of Blood Borne Diseases. psj. 2019; 18 (1) :49-56
URL: http://psj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-529-en.html
1- MSc Student in nursing, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Research Committee, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.
2- Instructor, Chronic Disease (Home Care) Research Center, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran. , zkhalili90@yahoo.com
3- PhD student, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.
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Background and Objective: The risk of transmission of various infections, always threatened nursing students life and leads to a high cost for diagnosing and treatment of these diseases. Therefore, nursing students must have the knowledge and proper functioning concerning standard precautions. This study aimedto determine knowledge, attitude and adherence of nursing students of the preventive standard precautions of Blood borne diseases.
Materials and Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study among the 2-8 semester nursing students of Hamadan Nursing and Midwifery School, 119 students were entered into the study by available. Knowledge, attitude and nursing student's adherence were assessed using questionnaire. The scores were reported at three grades weak, moderate and good. Data analysis was performed using SPSS v.16 and using the Pearson correlation coefficient and regression tests.
Results: There was a direct relationship between knowledge with attitude (r=0.627) and adherence (r=0.254). Most students have a good knowledge (51.3%) and attitude (100%) and moderate adherence (53.8%). The results indicated the predictive role of gender on students' knowledge and attitude. The predictive role of the semester, the experience of the student job and have family working in the medical team were observed in the students' knowledge, attitude and adherence, respectively.
Conclusion: Research findings indicate the urgent need for infection control training courses for students to increase their knowledge and attitude and subsequently to improve adherence to standard precautions.
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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Other
Received: 2019/09/23 | Accepted: 2019/11/1

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