International Journal of Neonatal Care and Pediatric Nursing
Published by: MAT Journals (A unit of ARV Infomedia Pvt. Ltd.) (10.46610)
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Published: 25 April 2022
Immunization plays a vital role in big success of promotion of health over the last decade at least, enhancing and improving the livelihood of children around the world. National immunization programs employ vaccines that are both exceptionally safe and beneficial. The manufacturers have several empirical, moral, and legal responsibilities, as well as extensive field trials in terms of individual safety and security.
Published: 29 March 2022
Background: Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem and challenge that hospitals around the world encounter. Nurses play a particular role in the prevention and control of HAIs as members of the healthcare team. The goal of this study is to analyze nursing students' understanding of nosocomial infection in Mysuru's selected colleges. Methodology: Due to the nature of the problem and the objectives of the study, the study takes a descriptive approach. 100 samples were selected by non-probability convenience sampling technique. The tool used for data collection consisted of proforma for structured knowledge questionnaire. Reliability of structured knowledge questionnaire was done using split half method and found r= 0.8 and the tools were found reliable. The pilot study was conducted to assess the feasibility of the study design. Based on the objectives and hypothesis of the study, the data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The mean score for nosocomial infection was 15.19, and the SD was 4.91. Over half of the students had poor knowledge. The knowledge of nursing students regarding nosocomial infections was correlated with their year of study.