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AWARENESS OF HAND WASHING TECHCNIQUE AMONG NURSES IN INTENSIVE CARE

UNIT HOSPITAL SULTANAH AMINAH JOHOR BARU

VARIABLE
1.Nurses
2.Period of service
3.Attitude
4.Situation
5.Knowledge

HYPOTHESIS
1.Lack of awareness about the importance of hand washing with proper technique
among nurses in ICU HASJB

GENERAL OBJECTIVE
-To identify awareness of hand washing technique among nurses in Intensive Care
Unit Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE

1.To identify the awareness of hand washing


Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru.

technique among nurses in ICU

2.To identify the factors that influence nurses to


practise proper hand washing technique

RESEARCH QUESTION

1.How to identify the awareness of hand washing

technique among nurses?

2.What are the factors that influence nurses to


practice proper hand washing technique?

DEFINITION OF TERM:
1.Awareness
-The state or condition of being aware having knowledge or ability to perceive,to
feel,or to be conscious of event,object or sensory pattens.

2.Hand washing
-is the act of cleaning ones hand with or without the use of water or another liquid
or with the use of soap for the purpose of removing soil,dirt or microorganisms

3.Technique

-Skill or ability in a particular field.A skillful or efficient way of doing or achieving


something.
4.Nurse
A person formally educated and trained in the care of the sick or infirm. Compare
nurse-midwife, nurse-practitioner, physicians assistant, practical nurse, registered
nurse
(http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/nurse)

5.Intensive Care Unit(ICU)


-A hospital unit in which are concentrated special equipment and skilled personal for
the care of seriously ill patient requiring immediate and continous
attention,abbreviated ICU

Research Design

Category

Quantitative Research

Will use in this study because it gathers information on health related in


aspects technique, knowledge, attitude and practise.

Type

Non-experimental design

Descriptive design use to evaluate and explain the problem.

Relation

Cross sectional survey

To provide data on the empire population under study.

Criteria

Inclusion All nurses working in icu

Exclusion No exclusion

Type

Convenience sampling

Sample size

50

Sample guestionnaire

A.

Data demographic:

Please circle your answer that related which this statemnt:

1.Level of education.
a) Nursing Diploma
b) Associates degree
c) Bachelors degree
d) Masters degree

2.Years experience in ICU


a)1-3 years
b)4-6years
c) 7-9years
d) >10years

B. Questionnaire
Below are several statements that describe awareness of hand washing technique
among nurses in ICU. Please read these items and tick () one number that best
according the following scales:

1) strongly disagree 2) disagree 3) neutral 4) agree 5) strongly agree