The Level of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of the Physicians and Nurses About Suitable Healthcare Personnel (HCP) Attire in Hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences

  • Jayran Zebardast Institute for Cognitive Science Studies (ICSS), Tehran, Iran
  • Nikzad Eisazadeh Quran, Hadith and Medicine Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Khorshid Vaskooi Treatment Vice Chancellor, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Fatemeh Mirbazegh Treatment Vice Chancellor, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords: Knowledge-Attitude, Performance, physicians, Nurses, Professional Attire

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of knowledge, attitude and practice of medical team about suitable " Healthcare personnel (HCP) attire". Materials and methods: This is a descriptive study that was approved by the Research Ethics Committee of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, and evaluated knowledge, attitude and performance of physicians and nurses about "Health care personnel (HCP) attire" by a questionnaire. In order to create the questionnaire a panel of experts’ reviews was set and a questionnaire was made through Focus group discussion (FGD). The Variables included age, gender, work experience, type of employees' time, type of jobs, education level, type of employee.Results: This study was conducted on 441 physicians and nurses who were working in Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The mean percent of KAP score was 72.6 ± 14.3. The score of the questionnaire in general was 14.91 ± 70.99 for knowledge, 73.5 ± 13.3 for attitude and 73.7 ± 17.1 for performance.Conclusion: According to this survey, the questionnaire score in the general knowledge, attitude and performance about the "Healthcare personnel (HCP) attire" is low.

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Zebardast J, Eisazadeh N, Vaskooi K, Mirbazegh F. The Level of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of the Physicians and Nurses About Suitable Healthcare Personnel (HCP) Attire in Hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. J Fam Reprod Health. 13(1):42-46.
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