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Table 4 Attitude on Hospital-acquired Infection Control

From: Applying interprofessional simulation to improve knowledge, attitude and practice in hospital- acquired infection control among health professionals

  Experimental (N = 36) Control (N = 40)
Attitude Pre- experimental Immediate- experimental Post-experimental Pre-Control Post- Control
  Agree
n (%)
Agree
n(%)
Agree
n (%)
Agree
n (%)
Agree
n (%)
13.Guidelines are necessary for the correct application of disinfection/ sterilization procedure 36(100) 36(100) 35(97.2) 40(100) 40(100)
14.It is necessary for health professionals to know whether a patient has an infectious disease 35(97.2) 36(100) 36(100) 39(97.5) 40(100)
15.Patient with infectious disease should be treated only in a specialist centre 25(69.4) 27(75) 26(72.2) 22(55) 23(57.5)
16.Routine hand decontamination (e.g. hand washing) reduces the risk of infection in patients 36(100) 36(100) 36(100) 40(100) 40(100)
17.Routine hand decontamination (e.g. hand washing) reduces the risk of infection in healthcare personnel 36(100) 36(100) 36(100) 38(95) 40(100)
18.Hand decontamination between each patient protects both staff and patients 36(100) 36(100) 36(100) 33(82.5) 40(100)
19.Advise should be given to patient and visitors about prevention and transmission of hospital-acquired infection 36(100) 36(100) 35(97.2) 39(97.5) 40(100)
20.Staff should be aware of aseptic policies 36(100) 36(100) 36(100) 40(100) 40(100)
21. Infection control training is important 36(100) 36(100) 36(100) 40(100) 40(100)
Maximum 9 9 9 9 9
Minimum 8 8 7 7 8
Mean (SD) 8.67(0.48) 8.75(0.44) 8.69(0.53) 8.28(0.75) 8.58(0.50)
  1. Note: SD Standard Deviation; A Agree; DA Disagree; Uncertain