Evaluation of Nursing Staff Practices about Prevention of Corona Virus Disease


  • Mohammed Tarrar College of Nursing, University of Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Sabah Abbas Ahmed University of Baghdad, College of Nursing




Background: Coronaviruses are a huge group of viruses that cause illnesses in animals or humans. Coronavirus disease 19 discovered in Wuhan, China. CDC recommended following and applying infection prevention and control (IPC) practices since it concerns about avoiding risks for patient and staff, minimize the financial burden of health systems and decrease period of hospitalization.

Objectives: The study aims to evaluate the practices of nursing staff regarding the prevention of coronavirus disease.

Methodology: A quantitative design (descriptive study) conducted at Isolation Ward in Al-Diwaniyah Teaching Hospital from (13 October, 2021 to 4th March, 2022) on a non-probability (purposive) sample consisting of (34 nurses). The study instrument consists of two parts: first part is demographic data for study sample. Second part is the observation check-list tool which consists of 5 domains and 29 items.                                                                             

 Results: The results of the study indicated that the practices of nursing staff in the domains related to the prevention of corona virus disease were weak with a mean score (M = 1.51 at p value of 0.0001).

Conclusion: The level of nursing staff practices was not as required (poor) to fit with the nature of this ward.

Keywords: Nursing staffs Practices, Prevention of Corona Virus Disease.



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Tarrar, M., & Ahmed , S. A. . (2022). Evaluation of Nursing Staff Practices about Prevention of Corona Virus Disease. Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences, 12(1). https://doi.org/10.36321/kjns/2022/120112