Effect of Infection Control Training Program on Nurse’s Performance and Microbial Results on GIT Endoscopes

Zeinab Hossen. Ali, Nadia Mohammed Taha


Background: Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is an important tool for the identification and treatment disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Thorough understanding of infection control and its application to GI endoscopy is crucial to prevent lapses in reprocessing and the possibility of transmission of infection (Nelson, DB.2003). Aim of the study: The aim of this study was to evaluation the effect of infection control training program on nurse’s performance and microbial results on GIT Endoscopes. Setting & Subjects: It was conducted at Elnaser Insurance Hospital at Helwan City in Egypt. Purposive sample included all available (40) nurses, and 5 GIT endoscopes. Study tools: Tools used for data collection included self-administered questionnaire sheet, an observation checklist, and microbiological assessment sheet. Results: The mean ± SD age of the studied nurses were 29.5 ±5.76, about two thirds were female and diploma nurse, and more than phases, these indicated for decrease the presence of microbial infection. Conclusion: there were a statistical significance difference between pre implementation of infection control training program and post implementation the endoscopic reprocessing program lead to improve nurses’ knowledge and skills as well as decrease the incidence of microbial infection transmission through GIT three years of experience, these experience from working, There was a highly significant difference in nurses' level of knowledge and skills as well as microbiological testes throughout the study endoscope. Recommendations: Continuous educational infection control training programs are recommended. So incorporation of such interventions apply in all endoscope unite all over Egypt.

Keywords: Infection Control, Nurse’s Performance, Microbial Results

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