Effect of Nursing Guideline about Genital Human Papilloma Virus Infection on Knowledge and attitude of Female University Students
Keywords:Human papillomavirus-Nursing guideline–knowledge-attitude
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
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.
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