Affecting Factors on Performance of Standard Precaution for Healthcare associated Infection Control and Prevention in Nursing Students: focused on Patient Safety Attitude, Empowerment, Awareness

간호대학생의 의료관련감염 관리를 위한 표준주의지침 수행도 영향요인 : 환자안전에 대한 태도, 임파워먼트, 인지도를 중심으로

Park, Min Kyoung;Ahn, Mi Na

  • Received : 2019.02.07
  • Accepted : 2019.04.20
  • Published : 2019.04.28


The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between attitude toward patient safety, empowerment and awareness, performance of standard precaution for healthcare associated infection control and prevention and to identify the influencing factors of the performance in nursing students. The participants were 185 nursing students on one college in J city, Data collection was conducted from september 10 to 21, 2018. The collected data were analyzed with independent t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient and stepwise multiple regression using SPSS Statistics 22.0 program. As a result of multiple regression analysis showed that the factors influencing the performance of the standard precaution were awareness, empowerment, participation in the patient safety campaign and the performance was explained by 51.0%. Therefore, In order to improve the performance of standard precaution for nursing students, various convergent education programs should be applied to raise awareness and improve empowerment, and it is necessary to seek ways for nursing students to participate actively in patient safety campaigns.


Patient safety attitude;Empowerment;Standard precaution;Awareness;Performance