Sharp objects injury occurrence and management: Knowledge and practices of student nurses in South Africa
Regis Rugira Marie Modeste, PhD, MN, BN, RN, RM, NE; Ramadan Khalifa Amer, BN; Margot Pretorius, MTech, BTech, NE, RN, RM, OHN, NA, CHN -- Department of Nursing Science, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Bellville, South Africa
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The session will present nursing students' knowledge and practices related to occurrence, prevention and management of sharp object injuries (SOIs) during clinical practices. 25% of the respondents reported having sustained at least one SOI. Low reporting rates of SOI incidents, knowledge and practice gaps will be highlighted. Recommendations are included.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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