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A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STP ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PREVENTION OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION AND HAND HYGIENE AMONG NURSING PERSONAL IN SELECTED HOSPITAL MULLANA (AMBALA)

Payal Saini, Dr Mrs. Jyoti Sarin


Abstract :

Nosocomial infection is an infection originating in a patient in hospital. It is a serious hospital health hazard worldwide. In spite of advance in the prevention and control programmes of Nosocomial infection, they continue to be a major side effect of hospital and contribute significantly to the rate of morbidity, mortality and cost of care. Aim: A study to assess the effectiveness of STP on knowledge regarding prevention of nosocomial infection and hand hygiene among nursing personal in selected hospital Mullana (Ambala).Objectives :To assess and compare pre test and post test knowledge scores regarding prevention of nosocomial infection and hand hygiene among nursing personnel and To determine the association between pre- test knowledge score scores regarding prevention of nosocomial infection and hand hygiene among nursing personal with selected demographic characteristics Methodology: An quantitative research approach was used to assess the effectiveness of STP. One group pre test and post test pre-experimental design was used. The study was conducted at Ambala Hospital, district Haryana. The sample selected was staff nurses and Sample size was 120 nursing personnel. Convenience sampling technique was used. Data was analysed by using SPSS 20 version software. Major Findings: The majority of participants 100(83%) belongs to age group 21-25 years. In terms of gender maximum number of participants 110(92%) were females. Majority of participants 80(67%) were general Nursing. Majority of participants 80(67%) have 10 month of experience. Majority of participant 100(83%) were work as functional nurse Maximum number of nursing personnel 90(75%) works in general ward. majority of participants110 (92%) were not attend any type of infection control workshop The calculated paired t value, t=18.985 is greater than tabulated t value, t=2.01. Hence H1 is to be accepted. This indicates that the gain in knowledge score is statistically significant at P


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A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STP ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PREVENTION OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION AND HAND HYGIENE AMONG NURSING PERSONAL IN SELECTED HOSPITAL MULLANA (AMBALA), PAYAL SAINI, Dr(MRS.)JYOTI SARIN, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE : Volume-5 | Issue-6 | June-2020


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