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Title: Knowledge and Attitude Towards COVID-19 Among Nursing Students: Palestinian Perspective
Authors: Ayed, Ahmad$AAUP$Palestinian
Zabn, Kefah$Other$Palestinian
Keywords: knowledge
nursing students
cross sectional study
Issue Date: 14-May-2021
Publisher: Sage
Citation: Ayed, A.& Zabn, K. (2021). Knowledge and Attitude Towards COVID-19 Among Nursing Students: Palestinian Perspective. SAGE Open Nursing, 7: 1–5
Series/Report no.: 10.1177/23779608211015150;
Abstract: Introduction: The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a public health emergency of international concern and called for the collaborative efforts of all countries to prevent rapid spread. Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge and attitude towards COVID-19 among Palestinian nursing students. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study conducted on 218 nursing students from Arab American University and Al-Quds University. The instrument was developed by the researchers after a critical literature review. Results: The results revealed that the majority of participates were third academic year level (60.6%). Only 84 (38.5%) of respondents had a high level of knowledge and 17(7.8%) had a positive attitude regarding COVID-19. Conclusion: The study confirmed that nursing students had a moderate level of knowledge about COVID-19 and a negative attitude toward it.
ISSN: E-ISSN: 2377-9608
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