*Corresponding author:Lakshmi KN, Principal, Vikram College of Nursing, Mysore, India
Received: August 09, 2018; Published: August 20, 2018
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a) To assess the level of knowledge of nursing staff regarding needle stick injury.
b) To find the association between knowledge scores of nursing staff regarding needle stick injury with their selected personal variables.
Methodology: Formal administrative permission was obtained from Institution prior to data collection. Informed consent was obtained from the samples. 60 samples were selected by using non-probability convenience sampling technique. Data was collected by administering personal proforma and structured knowledge questionnaire regarding needle stick injury. Staff took 30 min to fill the questions. Data collection process was terminated by thanking the samples.
Results: 1(1.6%) nursing staff had poor knowledge,24(40%) had average knowledge and 35(58.3%) had good knowledge regarding needle stick injury. There was no association found between knowledge of nursing staff regarding needle stick injury and their selected persona variables.
Keywords: Nursing Staff; Needle Stick Injury