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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TRAINING AND SUPERVISION FACTORS AND NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL PRACTICES BY NURSES IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
Oscar Ari Wiryansyah*, Ahsan and Mukhamad Fathoni
Nosocomial infections are the type of infections associated with health services in hospitals. Nosocomial infection termination should be done with prevention efforts starting from the Emergency Department (ED). Nurses are health personnel providing the initial treatments for the patients, making them obliged to implement infection prevention and control in accordance with the predetermined standard. Analyze the relationship between training and supervision and the nosocomial infection prevention and control practices by nurses in the emergency departments. Analytic observational design with cross-sectional approach was utilized. The samples were 74 nurses in the Emergency Department selected by total sampling technique. The statistical tests used Spearman rank test with significant level (?) = 0.05 and logistic regression test. The study was conducted in 5 hospitals type C in Malang, Indonesia. Spearman correlation test showed that there was a significant relationship between training (p=0.296) and supervision (p=0.366) and the nosocomial infection prevention and control practices by nurses in the Emergency Department. Logistic regression test showed that supervision was the factor with the most dominant relationship (Exp(B)=8.342). There was a significant relationship between training and supervision factors and the nosocomial infection prevention and control, but supervision was the most dominant factor compared to training factor.[Full Text Article]