ANALYSIS OF FACTORS INFLUENCE COMPLIANCE TO PRACTICE OF HAND HYGIENE AMONG NURSES AT HEALTHCARE CENTER XYZ QATARJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2019-09-02
Authors : Tri Eko Prasetyo Kholil; Syahfirin Abdullah.;
Page : 942-949
Keywords : Compliance Facilities Hand Hygiene Supervision.;
Introduction: Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAIs) is a major problem for patient safety and its prevention must be a first priority for settings and institutions committed to making healthcare safer. Healthcare associated infections is an infection acquired during healthcare delivery, are common and are a risk factor for developing sepsis but we can prevent this. Effective hand hygiene plays a key role. Hand hygiene is the primary measure to reduce infections. Aim: This study aims to determine and analyze the factors influencing compliance to the practice of hand hygiene among nurses working at healthcare center XYZ Qatar. Method: This study is a quantitative with analytic survey method with cross sectional research approach. This study conducted in March 2019 until July 2019 at healthcare center XYZ Qatar. This study used respondents of all nurses who work at healthcare center XYZ Qatar. Total respondents obtained amounted to 100 nurses. Result: The results showed that there was a significant influence between individual characteristics (p = 0.006), knowledge (p = 0.048), attitudes (p = 0.002), perceptions (p = 0.04), facilities (p = 0.033) and supervision (p = 0.02) were influencing compliance to the practice of hand hygiene among nurses who work at healthcare center XYZ Qatar. Conclusion: Finally, in order to maintain and improve nurse discipline in compliance to the practice of hand hygiene. Continuing education and training must be organized and improved supervision especially for nurses and support from management related to evaluation and the provision of reward and punishment must be implementing in order to make compliance to the practice of hand hygiene as a culture at healthcare center XYZ Qatar.
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