Correlates of attitudes concerning human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome among hospital workers. Similar sources of information were found in college students but different information sources would be anticipated for nursing students.
Overall the pilot study showed that no major changes in structure or content of the questionnaire were needed. It is obvious that knowledge gives professional confidence to nursing students and competency to manage AIDS patients. The study population comprised of registered nurses. Yet, the provision of this care raises health and occupational concerns for all levels of health care providers.
Negative attitude and reluctance to provide care result in a poorer quality care. Nursing students need to have appropriate knowledge and attitudes about HIV and AIDS because they are the future health care professionals, therefore will play a key role in prevention of spread and care of people with AIDS.
Participants were studying general nursing in a nursing school of a Technical Educational Institute which belongs to the higher education system in Greece. Study design Inclusion criteria were age above 18, employment as a health care provider in either of the study sites, and ability to fill out a questionnaire in English.
In contrast another study found male and older students to be more knowledgeable than female [ 9 ]. A cross-sectional study was carried out in a nursing school of a Technological Educational Institute in Greece.
Statistical analysis of the data was done at the University of California, San Francisco. This finding is similar to those reported by previous studies [ 1718 ]. This is reflected in the results of the present study. Mean Knowledge Score by Occupation Occupation.
Studies carried out in the early nineties showed that nursing students had a low level of knowledge with respect to HIV and AIDS [ 89 ].
However, the majority This includes details of vaginal, oral or anal sites of sexual contact, homosexual, bisexual or heterosexual sexual orientation, use of condoms to prevent STDs, use of other birth control methods, number of sexual partners in recent past, history of sex with injection drug users, period since last sexual intercourse with most recent partner and previous history of STDs Kimberly et.
The study was approved by the appropriate university ethics committee. Martin and Ariane Lisann Bedimo Moreover, there were no significant differences in knowledge and attitudes in relation to semesters of study.
Independent variables that were evaluated include the health worker occupational category, gender some occupational categories, e. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice regarding HIV/AIDS among University students in Xinjiang. Only % of the respondents had positive attitude towards HIV/AIDS patient.
With regards high risk. AIDS: Knowledge and Attitudes Among Nurses Jeanette J. Lochan Grand Valley State University "sorrowful” were some of the feelings expressed by nurses towards patients with AIDS (Young, ).
These feelings workers should be told If a patient Is HIV positive. In a survey by Turner, Gauthier, and Ellison (). of HIV/ AIDS, the third was toward the attitude of nurses regarding HIV, Patients and ethical issues, and the final section tested the staff on their everyday practices.
Method. Studies investigated attitudes towards AIDS patients showed that people being afraid of HIV/AIDS had higher homophobia compared to those with less fear of HIV/AIDS [17,24].
Infection of HIV was often considered as a punitive consequence of a promiscuous sex life with nurses and nursing students having little sympathy for homosexuals suffering.
of HIV/ AIDS, the third was toward the attitude of nurses regarding HIV, Patients and ethical issues, and the final section tested the staff on their everyday practices.
Method. The attitude of nurses to HIV/AIDS patients in a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital Gladys Effa-Heap Introduction “The revelation that perhaps up to four million Nigerians might have contracted (the) AIDS virus should spur the country into some form of attitude towards HIV/AIDS patients; and whether UCH is .Attitude of nurses towards hiv aids patient