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Gholizadgougjehyaran H, Motaarefi H, ُSakhaei S. A Survey of Knowledge, Attitude, and Adherence to Standard Precautions of Infection Control among Khoy Nursing Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2021: A Short Report. JRUMS. 2022; 21 (1) :127-134
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Background and Objectives: The risk of transmission of various infections threatens nursing students. The aim of this study was to evaluate the level of knowledge, attitude, and adherence to standard infection control precautions among nursing students during the Corona pandemic.
Materials and Methods: This descriptive study was performed on 70 senior nursing students in Khoy in 2021. Data collection tools included a demographic information questionnaire, a questionnaire of nursing students' knowledge and attitudes about standard infection control precautions, and a standard precautions checklist. The collected data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, Pearson’s correlation test, and multiple linear regression.
Results: The results showed a direct significant and relationship between the knowledge score of nursing students and attitude score (r=0.524, p<0.001), ‌and compliance score (r=0.325, p=0.005). The attitude score of nursing students was also directly and significantly related to the score of compliance with standard infection control precautions (r=0.240, p=0.002).
Conclusion: The results of the present study showed that knowledge and adherence to standard infection control precautions of most students are at a moderate level. It is necessary to take appropriate educational measures in order to increase knowledge and follow standard precautions.
Key words: Standard precautions, Adherence, Knowledge, Nursing students, COVID-19 pandemic
Funding: This study was funded by Khoy University of Medical Sciences.
Conflict of interest: None declared.
Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Khoy University of Medical Sciences approved the study (IR.KHOY.REC.1400.005).

How to cite this article: Gholizadgougjehyaran Hamed, Motaarefi Hossein, Sakhaei Shahriar. A Survey of Knowledge, Attitude, and Adherence to Standard Precautions of Infection Control among Khoy Nursing Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2021: A Short Report. J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2022; 21 (1): 127-34. [Farsi]
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Type of Study: Description | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2022/02/21 | Accepted: 2022/04/26 | Published: 2022/04/21

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