Knowledge levels of the university students about the Ebola virus disease

Journal of Nursing & Care

ISSN: 2167-1168

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Knowledge levels of the university students about the Ebola virus disease

15th Euro Nursing & Medicare Summit

October 17-19, 2016 Rome, Italy


Trakya University, Turkey

Posters & Accepted Abstracts: J Nurs Care

Abstract :

Although Ebola virus disease seen as epidemics in Africa, new cases found in other continents. Because it creates a global threat, this study aimed to determine the level of knowledge about the disease in under graduated nursing students. This descriptive study, with the participation of the Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Nursing students was conducted between 15th and 30th November 2014. Data was obtained from the students who volunteered to participate 390 (80.2 %) in the study. The questionnaire was prepared by researchers according to Ministry of Health the public information leaflet and literature and applied. The collected data were summarized with Statistical Package for the Social Sciences 19.0 using frequency and percent. It was found that students were using the media mostly to the benefit information about this disease and were washing hands with soap and water, using medicine to get stronger immune system for prevention. Knowledge level of participants about this study was not adequate. More information should be given to the students during their lessons or via TV and internet sources that they commonly use.

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