Nurses Knowledge Regarding Prevention Protocol of COVID-19 in Emergency Departments

Authors

  • Balqees Alzyoud
  • Mohammed ALBashtawy
  • Jamal Qaddumi
  • Omar Al Omar
  • Shereen Hamadneh
  • Ayman Bani Salameh
  • Abdullah Alkhawaldeh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i3.2979

Keywords:

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Prevention Protocol, Emergency Department.

Abstract

Corona virus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2
(SARS-CoV-2), and is considered a global challenge.
This short review intends to investigate the knowledge of nurses regarding prevention protocol of COVID-19
in emergency departments. The searching was carried out in electronic data bases: Google scholar, PubMed
and World Health Organization (WHO). Most of the reviewed studies stated a good level of knowledge,
attitude and a practice among nurses regarding COVID-19. The community education is needed to improve
the knowledge, practice and attitude of the people. Also, continuous training for all healthcare workers to
help them to be more effective in controlling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Author Biographies

Balqees Alzyoud

RN, Master Student, Critical Care Nursing, Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University,Mafraq, Jordan

Mohammed ALBashtawy

Professor, Princess, Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University,Mafraq, Jordan

Jamal Qaddumi

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, An-Najah National University,Nablus-Palestine

Omar Al Omar

Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

Shereen Hamadneh

Associate Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan

Ayman Bani Salameh

Assistance Professor,Faculty of Nursing, Alzaytoonah University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Abdullah Alkhawaldeh

Assistance Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan

Published

2021-06-03

How to Cite

Alzyoud, B. ., ALBashtawy, M. ., Qaddumi, J. ., Omar, O. A. ., Hamadneh, S. ., Salameh, A. B. ., & Alkhawaldeh, A. . (2021). Nurses Knowledge Regarding Prevention Protocol of COVID-19 in Emergency Departments. Medico Legal Update, 21(3), 168-170. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i3.2979

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