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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2007;14(4): 429
간호학생의 병원감염관리에 대한 지식, 태도 및 자신감
목포가톨릭대학교 간호학과
Knowledge, Attitude and Self-Confidence of Student Nurses Regarding Nosocomial Infection Control
Young-Rye Park
Department of Nursing, Mokpo-Catholic University
Purpose: This study was conducted to identify the knowledge, attitude and self-confidence of student nurses regarding control of nosocomial infections and to provide data for preparation of an efficient policy and education program regarding nosocomial infections.
Method: A descriptive survey design was utilized, and, using a questionnaire, which included 15 items for knowledge, 81 items for attitude, 81 items for self-confidence, data were collected from 520 student nurses. Descriptive statistic, t-test, one-way ANOVA and Pearson's correlation coefficients, and Stepwise multiple regression analysis were used with SPSS win 12.0 to analyze the data.
Results: The mean score for knowledge was 0.63, for attitude, 4.38 and for self-confidence, 3.50. There was a significant positive correlation between knowledge, attitude and self-confidence in control of nosocomial infections. Attitude, practical attitude, and education were significant factors affecting self-confidence regarding nosocomial infection control.
Conclusion: These research findings should be useful in promoting continuous and repeated educational programs on nosocomial infection for student nurses.
Key words: Nosocomial infection | Knowledge | Attitude | Confidence
주요어: 병원감염관리 | 지식 | 태도 | 자신감