Effect of the Training Program on Nurses Knowledge and Practice Regarding Neonatal Sepsis in Intensive Care Unit, in Military and Police Hospitals, Khartoum State Sudan
الكلمات المفتاحية:Incubators Care, Neonatal Sepsis, Nursing care
Neonatal sepsis is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality and it's considered to be one of the important unsolved problems around the world. Lack of knowledge regarding Neonatal sepsis control among nurses decreases compliance with these practices around the world. The aim of the study is to Know the effect of the Training Program on nurses' knowledge and Practice regarding care of neonate with sepsis in Obstetrics and Gynecology hospitals, Khartoum State, Sudan. A quasi experimental study was used. The study was conducted in military and police Hospitals in Khartoum state. 47 Nurses were included in the study after fulfilling the criteria of selection and agreed to participate in the study .The necessary research data were collected from them using a structured interview and a checklist pre and three months post intervention .Training program was offered to the Nurses about neonatal sepsis it was includ (definition ,causes, treatment, ,nursing care, incubator care ) Data were analyzed by SPSS version 20 descriptive, and inferential statistic(T.test and chi squared) was used with significant P. value <0.05. Participants were all of them female and the most common age group between 20 -30 years, was 35(74.5%) with mean 27.7 ± 5.3. Majority of them BSc nursing holder 40 (85.1%).Their experiences varies ,but the most common were between ,1-5 years and 6-10 years 15(32%) and 14(29.8%) respectively. Nurses overall Knowledge level regarding neonatal sepsis was 94% in pre intervention become 96% Post intervention. Practice of Nurses about incubator care pre59.7% becomes 71.1% which consider significant. Implementation training program about neonatal sepsis was very effective and significantly increases the level of knowledge and practices of Nurses.