대한의료관련감염관리학회 Korean Society for Healthcare-associated infection Control and Prevention.

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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Importance and knowledge level on the infection control practice N=104

Categories Sub-categories Importance Knowledge Importance-Knowledge


M±SD M±SD M±SD t P
Organizational structure and function of infection control 1. Composition and role of infection control committee 8.72±1.67 6.05±2.12 2.67±2.48 10.98 <.001
2. Role and function of infection control department 8.89±1.56 6.05±2.11 2.85±2.47 11.74 <.001
3. Role and function of infection control nurse 9.13±1.32 5.99±2.15 3.14±2.48 12.94 <.001
Understanding of microorganisms 4. Major microorganisms causing infection 8.79±1.55 5.35±1.72 3.44±1.99 17.59 <.001
5. Microbiological test 8.63±1.60 5.24±1.82 3.39±2.08 16.62 <.001
Isolation precaution 6. Standard precatution 9.33±1.07 6.59±2.01 2.74±2.13 13.12 <.001
7. Transmission based precaution 9.40±0.96 6.60±1.91 2.80±1.97 14.52 <.001
8. Management of isolation room 9.48±0.81 6.64±1.86 2.83±1.88 15.38 <.001
9. Personal protective equipment 9.45±0.91 6.78±1.82 2.67±1.90 14.33 <.001
Infection control by microorganism 10. MRSA 9.28±1.10 6.44±1.90 2.84±2.00 14.47 <.001
11. VRE 9.42±0.99 6.44±1.92 2.99±2.00 15.23 <.001
12. Other antimicrobial resistant organisms 9.44±1.01 6.41±1.98 3.04±1.99 15.54 <.001
13. Tuberculosis 9.51±0.94 6.77±2.02 2.74±2.02 13.85 <.001
14. Influenza 9.42±0.92 6.83±2.00 2.60±2.02 13.10 <.001
15. Scabies 9.63±0.69 7.06±2.05 2.57±2.05 12.76 <.001
Infection prevention for employee 16. Infection control program for employee 9.15±1.08 6.58±1.80 2.58±1.96 13.41 <.001
17. Immunization program 9.07±1.12 6.55±1.96 2.52±2.12 12.13 <.001
18. Management of exposure to infectious diseases 9.29±0.92 6.59±1.88 2.69±2.03 13.54 <.001
19. Management of exposure to blood and body fluid 9.31±0.93 6.66±1.92 2.64±2.05 13.17 <.001
Surveillance 20. Definition of HAIs 8.71±1.44 6.23±1.97 2.48±2.23 11.35 <.001
21. Diagnosis of HAIs 9.74±1.42 6.09±1.87 2.65±2.14 12.64 <.001
22. Surveillance of HAIs and reporting 8.70±1.49 6.16±1.88 2.54±2.17 11.92 <.001
Prevention measures for HAIs 23. Bacteremia 9.24±1.18 6.60±1.89 2.64±2.01 13.39 <.001
24. Peumonia 9.34±1.06 6.76±1.97 2.58±2.08 12.65 <.001
25. Urinary tract infection 9.40±0.96 6.96±1.85 2.44±1.95 12.81 <.001
Infection prevention for practice settings 26. Endoscopy 8.85±1.50 5.93±2.05 2.92±2.28 13.05 <.001
27. Dialysis 8.92±1.48 5.93±2.22 2.99±2.18 13.99 <.001
28. Intensive care unit 9.15±1.27 6.25±2.06 2.89±2.07 14.24 <.001
29. Rehabilitation services 8.80±1.45 5.97±1.96 2.85±2.07 13.98 <.001
Notifiable disease management 30. Notifiable disease and reporting 8.88±1.27 6.24±2.05 2.65±2.06 13.06 <.001
Disinfection and sterilzation 31. Classification and selection of disinfectants of instruments 9.39±1.00 7.00±1.96 2.39±2.12 11.48 <.001
32. Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization 9.42±1.01 7.18±1.95 2.23±2.14 10.65 <.001
33. Management of sterilizer and sterile items 9.48±0.90 7.22±2.00 2.25±2.15 10.68 <.001
Improvement of handhygiene 34. Hand hygiene 9.59±0.73 7.64±1.98 1.95±1.97 10.11 <.001
35. Hand hygiene monitoring 9.41±0.94 7.50±2.02 1.90±2.05 9.48 <.001
36. Hand hygiene promotion activities 9.46±0.89 7.47±2.01 1.99±2.04 9.94 <.001
Infection control of environment 37. Clean/contamination area management 9.25±1.03 7.17±1.88 2.08±2.01 10.56 <.001
38. Laundry management 9.28±0.94 7.21±1.83 2.06±1.95 10.82 <.001
39. Waste management 9.38±0.91 7.27±1.81 2.11±2.01 10.77 <.001
Planning and evaluation of infection control 40. Infecion control program planing 8.95±1.19 6.13±2.06 2.82±2.23 12.91 <.001
41. Reporting system of infection control 8.84±1.31 6.33±2.18 2.50±2.26 11.32 <.001
42. Risk management 8.76±1.36 6.04±2.09 2.72±2.36 11.77 <.001
43. Reporting 8.76±1.38 6.07±2.12 2.69±2.39 11.50 <.001

Abbreviation: HAIs, healthcare associated infections.

Korean J healthc assoc Infect Control Prev 2020;25:137~145 https://doi.org/10.14192/kjicp.2020.25.2.137
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