Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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Nurses' Knowledge and Practice of Aseptic Technique in the Operation Theatre at Selected Hospitals of Bharatpur



Address:   Babita Dhakal1, Siddeshwar Angadi2, Milan Lopchan3
1B.Sc. Nursing, College of Nursing, Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur – 13, Chitwan, Nepal
2M.Sc. (Nursing), Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur – 13, Chitwan, Nepal
3Professor and Principal, College of Nursing, Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur – 13, Chitwan, Nepal
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2660.2016.00050.8

ABSTRACT:
The nurses are involved in major part of patient care; they are thus important target population to determine their level of knowledge and practice of aseptic technique in the operation theatre. A descriptive study approach was used to find out the nurses' knowledge regarding aseptic technique in the operation theatre of selected hospitals, Bharatpur. Fifty six nurses working in operation theatre of the selected hospitals i.e. Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur Hospital and College of Medical Sciences were taken for the study.Data were collected by using semi-structured self-administered questionnaire. The findings revealed that, 62.5 % respondents had high knowledge, 37.5% had average knowledge and none of the respondents had low knowledge on aseptic technique. The level of knowledge on aseptic technique is statistically significant (p=0.031) with the age and educational qualification of the respondents.
KEYWORDS:
Aseptic Technique, Operation Theatre, Knowledge, Nurses’.
Cite:
Babita Dhakal, Siddeshwar Angadi, Milan Lopchan. Nurses' Knowledge and Practice of Aseptic Technique in the Operation Theatre at Selected Hospitals of Bharatpur. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management. 2016; 4(3): 276-278.
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