Assessment of the level of Knowledge of Pediatric Staff towards Principles of Principles of Infection Control at Selected Units, Saudi Arabia
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Research Paper | Pediatrics | Saudi Arabia | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

Assessment of the level of Knowledge of Pediatric Staff towards Principles of Principles of Infection Control at Selected Units, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Mohammed Hussain Sisi, Dr. Ahmed Alattas

Background Pediatric professionals are the most numerous contingent among health professionals and provide direct care to patients, making them vulnerable to the risks of biological exposure during medical practice. Hazardous situations of exposure to biological material, control measures related to Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) and adherence to standard precautions (SP) are well defined for general hospitals and other health services, but in the search for studies on this topic in mental health services, no research was found. (Smyser, Bryce & Joseph, 2009). Objective The current research aims at assessment of the level of knowledge of pediatric staff towards principles of Principles of Infection Control at selected units, Saudi Arabia Method The descriptive research design was conducted at the Selected Pediatric Units -Saudi Arabia.. Tool was consists of 22 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 100 Pediatric Units in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess their level of level of knowledge of pediatric staff towards principles of Principles of Infection Control at selected units, Saudi Arabia Results The results of the current study showed the level of knowledge of Pediatric Staff about Principles of Infection Control was significantly associated with many variables (Table.1). Furthermore, the findings of the current study showed the majority (91.0 %) *of the respondents were very aware of Principles of Infection Control with statistically significantly difference in relation to the aspect of principles of infection control. Moreover, it was found that Surgical staff had high level of knowledge (89.3 %) * in relation to pediatric staff is accountable for ensuring their adherence, which reflect that they are adequately trained and competent to perform their role towards utilization of Principles of Infection Control. Furthermore, majority of the participants (92.5 %) * are responsible for supporting that systems of compliance towards Principles of Infection Control.. Conclusions The current study results revealed that there were a high levels of Knowledge among Pediatric Staff towards Principles of Infection Control within the study setting.

Keywords: Health Care Providers, Attentiveness & Principles of Infection Control

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

Pages: 1061 - 1064

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Dr. Mohammed Hussain Sisi, Dr. Ahmed Alattas, "Assessment of the level of Knowledge of Pediatric Staff towards Principles of Principles of Infection Control at Selected Units, Saudi Arabia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20178895, Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017, 1061 - 1064

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