Impact of Educational Intervention on Nurses’ Knowledge, Practice and Attitude Related Prevention Measures of COVID 19
Keywords:Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, Preventive Measure, COVID19
Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has not only caused highly significant challenges for health
systems over the world, but also fueled a surge in misinformation. Nurses as the first member at health team
must improve their performance about COVID-19 Research Aim: to assess impact of educational program
on nurses’ knowledge, practice and attitude related prevention measures of COVID 19 Methodology: A
Quasi-experimental research design was utilized from July 2020- November 2020 conducted at Shebin El
Koum teaching Hospital and Menofia University Hospital for 50 nurses. A self-administered questionnaire
containing four parts (characteristics, knowledge part, Attitude Rating Scale and nurses’ practice) Results:
The present study showed mean age of studied nurses was 34.80±4.99 years and 52% of them providing
care for COVID-19 patients. 70% of them had poor knowledge at pre intervention, while76% of them
had good knowledge at post intervention and only 6% had poor knowledge. Mean score of studied nurses
related total attitude at pre intervention was 13.70±3.45, while at post intervention was 25.18±3.66. Total
practice, showed that 36% of nurses had competent practice while 90% of them had competent practice at
post intervention with p value <0.01 Conclusions: To conclude, the present study reported that educational
training program had positive effect on nurses’ knowledge, attitude and practice so hypothesis was accepted.
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