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“Induction program for Nurses on Infection Prevention and Control”




An induction program for nurses on Infection Prevention and control has been organized in Dhulikhel Hospital on February 3rd and 24th, 2020. 51 nurses (most of them newly enrolled with less than six months of clinical experience) from different departments of Dhulikhel Hospital participated in the program. The main objective of the program was to enhance the knowledge, skill and practices regarding infection prevention and control at the hospital.
The major aspects of the program was focused on principles of infection prevention and control measures e.g. standard precautions, hand hygiene, transmission based precautions, health-care associated infection and waste management. Seven lectures along with four skill stations, demonstration and case scenario based on clinical practice were carried out during the program. Pre test and post test were done to evaluate the effectiveness of the program. Many participants provided positive feedback basically on hand hygiene demonstration.

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