Effect of Nursing Guideline about Genital Human Papilloma Virus Infection on Knowledge and attitude of Female University Students

Authors

  • Naglaa Hassan Abuel-Zahab
  • Mona Ahmed el-Sheikh
  • Hanan Abdel-Fattah
  • Nevin Samir Metwally

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2782

Keywords:

Human papillomavirus-Nursing guideline–knowledge-attitude

Abstract

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a DNA tumor virus that is the primary cause of sexually transmitted
infections (STIs). The present study aimed to to evaluate the Effect of nursing guideline about genital Human
papilloma virus infection on Knowledge and attitudeof female university students’.
Sample Type: A convenience sampling technique. Research design: Quasi-experimental design was used in
this study. Setting: at Faculty of nursing in Alexandria University.
Sample Size: Total sample size was two hundred seventy five (275) female students. Data was collected
by, 1): An Arabic structured Interviewing Questionnaire. 2) Follow up sheet and 3) likert Scale.Results: the
result of the present study findings had revealed that a highly significant improvement in total knowledge and
attitude among the studied sample pre–nursing guideline compared to immediate and 6 months post- nursing
guideline P = < 0.01. The majority of studied sample satisfied with the advanced knowledge included in the
nursing guideline.
Conclusion: The present study findings concluded that a significant improvement among studied sample’
knowledge andattitude after implementation of guideline.
Recommendations: There is a need for awareness campaigns to improve the poor knowledge of female
university students in order to change behavior and reduce risk of HPV infection so that they will take the
HPV vaccine. As a step towards prevention of cervical cancer.

Author Biographies

Naglaa Hassan Abuel-Zahab

Clinical Instructor, M.Sc. of Maternity and Gynecological Health Nursing-Faculty of Nursing Alexandria
University

Mona Ahmed el-Sheikh

Prof. of Maternal and Gynecological Nursing-Faculty of Nursing Ain Shams University

Hanan Abdel-Fattah

Prof. of Maternal and Gynecological Nursing-Faculty of Nursing Ain Shams University

Nevin Samir Metwally

Prof. of Maternal and Gynecological Nursing-Faculty of Nursing Ain Shams University

Published

2021-03-12

How to Cite

Naglaa Hassan Abuel-Zahab, Mona Ahmed el-Sheikh, Hanan Abdel-Fattah, & Nevin Samir Metwally. (2021). Effect of Nursing Guideline about Genital Human Papilloma Virus Infection on Knowledge and attitude of Female University Students. Medico Legal Update, 21(2), 813-820. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2782

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