Judgment among Dental Orthodontic Staff about Principles of Infection Control at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi ArabiaJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2018-07-05
Authors : Abdulrhman Ali Saleh AlGhamdi; Ayman Mohammed S. AlShrif;
Page : 1414-1417
Keywords : Judgment; Dental staff & Principles of Infection Control;
Background Judgment among Orthodontic Staff about Principles of Infection Control necessitate creature extremely esteemed and put into practice by all the health care practitioners, notwithstanding the actuality that influential staff improvement in the prevention of Infection. Objective To assess the Judgment of Orthodontic Staff about Principles of Infection Control among Orthodontic Staff at the Selected Dental Clinics-Saudi Arabia. Method A cross-sectional survey was conducted at the Selected Dental Clinics-Saudi Arabia. The assessment tool was consists of 19 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 150 Orthodontic Staff in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess their level of evaluation of Judgment of Orthodontic Staff about principles of infection control. Results The results of the current research showed the level of Judgment of Principles of Infection Control was significantly associated with many variables (Table.1). The findings of the current research showed than more than two third (86.0 %) *of the respondents were very aware of Principles of Infection Control with statistically significantly difference in relation to the aspect of Adequate information about how to prevent Infection. Furthermore, it was found that Dental staff had high level of Judgment (83.3 %) in relation to Senior management is responsible for ensuring that healthcare personnel, including licensed and no licensed personnel, are sufficiently trained and competent to perform their job tasks towards Infection. In addition preponderance of the participants (90.5 %) Personnel from the IPC program, the laboratory, and information technology departments are accountable for ensuring that systems are in place to sustain the surveillance program of prevention of Infection. Conclusions The current research results revealed that there were a high levels of Judgment among Dental staff towards Principles of Infection Control within the study setting.
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