Assessment of Knowledge and Practice Towards Intravenous Cannulation Among Nurses Who are Working in Bahirdar City Hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia
Haileyesus Wondifraw* and Muluken Tizazu
Nursing Department, Bahir Dar University, College of Medicine and Health Science, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
*Corresponding Author: Haileyesus Wondifraw, Nursing Department, Bahir Dar University, College of Medicine and Health Science, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
December 22, 2021; Published: April 14, 2022
Objectives: Institutional based cross sectional study was designed to assess the Knowledge and Practices towards Intravenous cannulation among nurses who are working in Bahirdar city hospitals in 2019.
Result: Majority of the respondents, 234 (55.5%) were within age group of 26-30. More than half of 231(54.7%) of nurses had good knowledge regarding intravenous (IV) cannulization and Majority of study participant, 229 (54.3%) were had good practice. The mean value and standard deviation regarding practice of intravenous cannulization were 32.3 and ±3.8 respectively.
Keywords: Knowledge; Practice; Intravenous Cannulation; Bahirdar City Hospitals
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