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Varaei S, Mamashli L, Ghiyasvandian S, Bahrani N. The Effect of Multimedia Education Program on Knowledge and Practice of Nurses about Safe Injection. IJN 2016; 29 (103) :68-77
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1- Assistant Professor, faculty member, school of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- MS in medical surgical nursing, school of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. (Corresponding Author). Tel: 09308304911 Email: Mamashli3153@yahoo.com
3- lecturer, faculty member in Mathematics – Statistics department, University of Science and Technology military air force shahid Sattari , Tehran, Iran
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Background & Aims: Injection is one of the most common nursing procedures in nursing profession that requires compliance with specific standard of safety. The aim of this study is determination the effect of multi-media education program on knowledge and practice of nurses about injection safety.

Material & Methods: It was a quasi-experimental, one group (before and after) design. The census sample consisted of 50 nurses whom worked in Minoodasht, Hospital affiliated to Golestan University of Medical Sciences that had been. The tool for data gathering was knowledge questionnaire and observational practice checklist. The knowledge questionnaire completed by nurses before and six weeks after educational intervention and practice were observed using a checklist. The intervention was a two- week multimedia educational program. Data was analyzed by descriptive statistics and paired T test, using SPSS-PC (v.16). 

Results: The results showed that, the mean knowledge score, after intervention was significantly increased (P<0.05). There was a statistically significant difference between the mean score of nurse's practice before and after the intervention at three levels of during preparation, during injection and after injection (P< 0/05).

Conclusion: The results showed that multimedia educational program increased the knowledge and improved the practice of nurses about safe injection. As regards, the safe injection is one of the most important duties of nurses, so it is recommended that they use these strategies to enhance their clinical practice. 

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2016/09/24 | Accepted: 2016/12/26 | Published: 2016/12/26

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