Effects of clinical nursing practice guideline training for preventing of ventilator associated pneumonia in pediatric patients
The purpose of this quasi-experimental research was to examine the effects of Clinical Nursing Practice Guideline training for preventing of ventilator associated pneumonia(VAP) in pediatric patients. The study samples consisted of 8 registered nurses and 30 pediatric patients aged 1 month to 5 years. The result of this study revealed that nurse’s knowledge increased from 41.88 % to 98.75% (p<.001), nurse’s practice increased from 87.50 % to 95.89 % (p<.001), Nurses' satisfaction at 4 score. The incidence of VAP was reduced from 31.25 to 0 per 1,000 ventilator-day. This study indicates that training by using adult learning theories can successfully improve correct knowledge and practice on the preventing of VAP. And reduce the incidence
rate of VAP in pediatric patients.
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