Impact of Nurses' Knowledge Upon The Infection Control in Primary Health Care Centers at AL-Amara City.


  • Arkan Bahloul Naji University of Baghdad
  • Tahseen Ali Hussein AL-Hraishawi Ministry of Health



nurse, knowledge, infection control


Objective: To evaluate the impact of the nurses' knowledge staff concerning the infection control at primary health care centers in AL-Amara city.

Methodology: A descriptive study design was carried out in primary health care centers of 17th October, 2014 to August, 2014. The instruments was constructed by the researcher to reach the aims of the study using a non-probability sampling: purposive sample consist of (70) nurses, who worked in immunization unit and dressing unit at primary health care centers in AL-Amara city was selected, and Two study instruments were utilized for proper data collection [questionnaire and demographic information]; the study Reliability of instrument was determined through the use of test and retest and the instrument validity was determined through a panel of experts. The analysis of the data was used descriptive statistics (frequencies, percentages, the arithmetic mean and standard deviation) and statistical inferential (chi square).

Results: The results of the study revealed that (52.9%) at age groups (40) years and more years,. The findings of the present study indicated that (65.7%) of the sample were males and (47.2%) are Nursing institute graduate, (74.3%) have (1-5) years of experience, and (58.6%) have Training courses.

Conclusion: The study findings indicated that there were highly significant between nurses' knowledge in all domains related to infection control.

Recommendation: Encourage nurses and motivate them to participate in training programs and conferences held by specialists in infection control to update their knowledge about infection control.


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Naji, A. B., & AL-Hraishawi, T. A. H. (2015). Impact of Nurses’ Knowledge Upon The Infection Control in Primary Health Care Centers at AL-Amara City. Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences, 5(2), 208–2017.

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