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Hashemiparast M S, Sadeghi R, Ghaneapur M, Azam K, Tol A. Comparing E-learning and Lecture-Based Education in Control of Nosocomial Infections. payavard. 2016; 10 (3) :230-238
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-6055-en.html

1- Assistant Professor, Public Health Department, Maragheh University of Medical Sciences, Maragheh, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Health Promotion and Education Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , Sadeghir@sina.tums.ac.ir
3- Ph.D. Student in Health Promotion and Education, Health Promotion and Education Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- Associate Professor in Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Biostatistics Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5- Ph.D. in Health Promotion and Education, Health Promotion and Education Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Background and Aim: Effective educational programs, is one of the most basic methods in prevention of Nosocomial infection. This study aimed to compare the effects of E-learning versus lecture-based education in prevention of Nosocomial infections among hospital staffs.

Materials and Methods: A randomized pre and posttest control group design was conducted on 98 hospital staffs in 2013 after allocating into two groups of "lecture-based education" and "E-learning”. Data were collected by a researcher-made questionnaire which its validity and reliability was confirmed by a pilot study. Wilcoxon, Paired and Independent sample T-test was conducted using SPSS, version18.

Results: There was a significant difference for outcomes before and after education based on two approach of lecture-based (p=0.01) and E-learning (p=0.01).The mean and standard deviation of knowledge in lecture-based education and E-learning group were 12.73± 2.76, 11.50 ± 2.64 respectively. The level of knowledge in the lecture group was significantly higher than that of participants in the E-learning group (p=0.02).

Conclusion: Despite the effectiveness of E-learning in learning and raising awareness of the learners, using of this method among health-related organizations need to empower employees, remove the barriers and suitable infrastructure.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
Received: 2016/12/4 | Accepted: 2016/12/4 | Published: 2016/12/4

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