Impact of Educational Intervention on Nurses’ Knowledge, Practice and Attitude Related Prevention Measures of COVID 19

Authors

  • Gehan Abd Elfattah atia Elasrag
  • Nahed Elnabawy Elsabagh
  • Asmaa Foad Abdelmonem
  • Alaa Anwar Ahmed

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15751

Keywords:

Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, Preventive Measure, COVID19

Abstract

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.

Author Biographies

Gehan Abd Elfattah atia Elasrag

Assistant Professor at Nursing Department, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Jouf University, Sakakah,Saudi
Arabia

Nahed Elnabawy Elsabagh

Lecturer at Obstetrics &
Gynecology Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Tanta University, Egypt, Lecturer at Nursing Department, College
of Applied Medical Sciences, Jouf University, Sakakah, Saudi Arabia,

Asmaa Foad Abdelmonem


Lecturer of Biomechanics at Faculty of
Physical Therapy Cairo University

Alaa Anwar Ahmed

Lecturer of Physical Therapy, the Egyptian Chinese University

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Gehan Abd Elfattah atia Elasrag, Nahed Elnabawy Elsabagh, Asmaa Foad Abdelmonem, & Alaa Anwar Ahmed. (2021). Impact of Educational Intervention on Nurses’ Knowledge, Practice and Attitude Related Prevention Measures of COVID 19. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 2939-2948. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15751