Impacto de un programa de capacitación para la prevención de infecciones intrahospitalarias en un hospital general

Luz Maria Huaroto Valdivia, C. Lam, R. Mucha, J. Chávez, J. Tanta, J. Alvarezcano, Eduardo Romulo Ticona Chavez

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Resumen

Objective: To increase the adherence of health care workers to three infections control practices through an educational intervention. Methods: 440 health care workers were trained in infection control during the period of 11 months. The methodology training Video-based Supplemental Instruction (VSI) affecting three infection control practices: Wash hands, N95 respirator use and prevention of needle stick accidents. They were evaluated 3 and 6 months post-intervention. Results: Obtained health care workers increased from 7% to 78% (p<0.05) in the proper hand washing technique, from 0% to 81.5% in the proper use of N95 respirator and was observed decrease in the proportion of sharp accidents in medical interns trained 0.20 vs. 0.44 (p<0.006). No difference was found in other populations intervened. Conclusion: The methodology VSI has positive effects on the adoption of infection control practices in health care workers.

Título traducido de la contribuciónImpact of a training program for the prevention of infections in a general hospital nosocomial
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)126-131
Número de páginas6
PublicaciónTrauma (Spain)
Volumen24
N.º2
EstadoPublicada - abr 2013
Publicado de forma externa

Palabras clave

  • Health education
  • Hospital
  • Infection control
  • Prevention

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