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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(6): 440-450
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2021.1006.047


Infection Control Knowledge of Medical Interns before and after Training Intervention in Tanta University Hospital in Egypt
Aya Farag El Sebaey1*, Samir Abd El MageedAtlam1,El Sayed Abd El Rahman El Kafas1 and Hanaa Abd El Aziz Zayed2
1Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,
Tanta University, Egypt
2Department of Occupational Health and Industrial Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,
Tanta University, Egypt
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Health care associated infections are reported among the top causes of hospital deaths worldwide. Their prevention is a first priority for patient safety in acute care hospitals. Education and training is recommended as a core component for effective infection prevention and control programs. This study aimed to assess the infection control knowledge of medical interns before and after intervention of training course in Tanta University Hospital. The study included 268 medical interns who were getting their practical training at Tanta University Hospitals, Egypt during the study period. Knowledge and practices regarding infection control measures were assessed using a predesigned questionnaire sheet before and after intervention. The data have been analyzed through the application of: descriptive frequency, percentages and the inferential analysis that include: Monte Carlo test. The level of statistical significance was adopted at P≤0.05. There was a statistically significant (p < 0.0001) increase in good knowledge as regard all infection control measures after intervention. There was improvement in Knowledge grades of studied participants after training.


Keywords: Infection control training; medical interns; knowledge
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Aya Farag El Sebaey, Samir Abd El MageedAtlam, El Sayed Abd El Rahman El Kafas and Hanaa Abd El Aziz Zayed. 2021. Infection Control Knowledge of Medical Interns before and after Training Intervention in Tanta University Hospital in Egypt. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(6): 440-450. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2021.1006.047