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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Assess the Knowledge and attitude regarding prevention of Ebola Virus among staff Nurse

Mrs. C Geetha

Keywords : Prevention, Ebola virus and staff nurses

Citation Information : Geetha MC. Assess the Knowledge and attitude regarding prevention of Ebola Virus among staff Nurse. 2018; 11 (1):21-24.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-11-1-21

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To assess the level of knowledge regarding Ebola virus among staff nurses working in MGMC&RI Hospital to assess the attitude regarding prevention of Ebola virus among staff nurses working in MGMC&RI Hospital. To associate the knowledge and attitude on prevention of Ebola virus among staff nurses. To find out relationship between the knowledge and attitude with selective demographic variables. Methods: A quantitative approach Non-experimental descriptive design was adapted and carried out the study in MGMC & RI Hospital at Pillaiyarkuppam, Puducherry. Results: the study findings revealed that 22 (37%) of them have average knowledge, 50(83%) of them had average attitude on prevention of Ebola virus. The demographic variables such as age, sex, Educational qualification, Years of experience, area of posting and Sources of health information has no significant association between knowledge and attitude on prevention of Ebola virus. Conclusion: The results shown that the staff nurses need some educational programs regarding prevention of Ebola virus.


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