Title

Compliance of Bachelor of Science in nursing students to infection control measures in De La Salle University Medical Center

Date of Completion

2015

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Infection Control, Nursing Students

Abstract

The study utilized a descriptive non-experimental quantitative research design. There were 104 total number of BSN students from third year and fourth year. Purposive sampling was the sampling method utilized by the researchers in selecting the respondents of this study. The research instrument was adapted modified from the General Infection Control Measures Monitoring Checklist of De La Salle University Medical Center. Data was analyzed using percentage, mean, and t-test. The study concluded that (1) majority of the respondents were 18-21 years old, female, and in fourth year level; (2) the nursing students had the highest compliance in the following practices: 1) using alcoholized cotton swab in giving parenteral medication, 2) using gloves when there is a potential exposure to blood, body fluids, secretions or excretions and any contaminated substances from the patient, and disposing needles and sharps to puncture resistant containers. They had the lowest compliance to making sure that the hand dryer was clean and functioning. The level of compliance to infection control measures of the respondents were the same regardless of age, gender, and year level.

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