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Vietnamese Nurses’ and Nursing students’ conceptions about healthcare associated infections: An empirical research study in patient safety and quality of care
Karlstad University, Faculty of Health, Science and Technology (starting 2013).
2019 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Vietnamesiska sjuksköterskors och sjuksköterskestudenters uppfattning om vårdrelaterade infektioner : En empirisk forskningsstudie inom patientsäkerhet och vårdkvalitet (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

Introduction: Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) are a global problem and lead to a large burden for the patients, healthcare systems and society. In low and middle-income countries the burden and prevalence is higher than in high-income countries. It is possible with good prevention to reduce the prevalence and burden of healthcare associated infections. Aim: Investigate Vietnamese Nurses’ and Nursing students’ conceptions about healthcare associated infections and their role in prevention of healthcare associated infections. Method: Qualitative research with a cross-sectional design and the data was collected through eight semi-structured interviews and unstructured observations. The data was analyzed by content analysis. Results: Four categories were identified in the data analysis: Understanding and conceptions about HAI, Hinders for the prevention of HAI, How to work in a preventive way for HAI, Responsibility for patient safety. Conclusion: The study showed hinders for the nurses to perform their work correctly, limitations in the environment, lack of time, and equipment and supplies. The need for improvements are more nurses, make equipment and supplies more available and more rooms for patients. The participants acknowledge about responsibility and the importance of following guidelines at the hospitals are identified in the result.  

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2019. , p. 26
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Vietnam, nurses, nursing students, conceptions, healthcare associated infections, prevention
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-70739OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-70739DiVA, id: diva2:1279576
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Nursing, Bachelor of Science
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Study Programme in Nursing (180 ECTS credits)
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Available from: 2019-01-17 Created: 2019-01-16 Last updated: 2019-01-17Bibliographically approved

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