Assessment of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perception of safety and Prevention Procedures among Libyan Health Care Workers

Authors

  • Salwa Muftah Eljamay Assistant professor at Department of Public Health, Collage of Medical Technology, Derna, Libya
  • Rabie A Ali Elhsadi Assistant lecturer at Departmen of Genetic engineering, Collage of Medical Technology, Derna, Libya
  • Elesraa Salem Buegerbaweia Graduated Student from Public Health Department, Collage of Medical Technology, Derna, Libya
  • Sara Muhamed Elawkly Graduated Student from Public Health Department, Collage of Medical Technology, Derna, Libya
  • Ayah Emhemed Buelteaia Graduated Student from Public Health Department, Collage of Medical Technology, Derna, Libya

Keywords:

Health Care Workers (HCWs), Perception, Prevention, Safety, Libya

Abstract

Being at the forefront of the fight against infectious disease is a vital part of the healthcare worker's role. However, inadequate knowledge and attitudes can lead to poor practice and potentially contribute to the spread of disease. This study aims to perceive the knowledge of healthcare workers in Libya about infectious diseases. Result: frequency of answers about knowledge and behavior of (HCWS) were for the receiving vaccinations (230), for using PPE, (248), for regular checkups (148), for now, the types of waste (222), for know-how the methods of west discarded(198), for you received education programs about the risk and security (143), for now, blood born disease ( 250), and for now the disease which transmitted by needle stick injury (248), the relationship between Education & Knowledge (HCWs), It is noticeable that there is the relationship between knowledge and education in most (HCWs) answers, that p-value < 0. 000, It is apparent from the results that (HCWs) need more education programmers about biosafety in hospitals, the obtained results prove that the relationship between Education & Behavior that a p-value < 0.000. Conclusion: the angle was detected among allied health professionals (HCWs). Risk perception was high among HCWs. Causes of raised risk perception ought to take into account by the govt by Intensification of Awareness and education program.

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Published

2022-07-27