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Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Jordanian Nursing and Pharmacy Students towards COVID-19: A Cross Sectional Study

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 7)

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Page : 302-306

Keywords : COVID-19; Corona Virus; Jordan; University Students; Attitudes;

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Background: COVID-19 is considered as one of the most widespread pandemics worldwide. Different preventive and control measures have been implemented in whole over the world to counteract, control, and manage outbreak of this pandemic. Purpose: to assess knowledge, attitude, and practice of Jordanian nursing and pharmacy students toward COVID-19. Method: A cross-sectional descriptive design was used. Three hundred eighty-two participants fromten Jordanian Universities were included in this study. Results: More than 57% of the participants agreed that COVID-19 will finally be successfully controlled. Approximately 81.4% had confidence that Jordan can defeat COVID-19.Approximately 67 % of the participants had not visited any crowded place, and 79.8% wore masks when going out in recent days. Conclusion: The findings of the current study suggested that nursing and pharmacy students had adequate level of knowledge, positive attitudes, and good practices towards COVID-19. In addition, the positive attitudes are relatively associated with a good knowledge regarding COVID-19, which on other hand associated with appropriate practices towards COVID-19.

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