Understanding Hand Hygiene Behavior at Unidad Nacional Oncologia Pediatrica (HHFG)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01419054|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 17, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 25, 2013
|Condition or disease|
|Hand Hygiene Behavior|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||55 participants|
|Official Title:||Understanding Hand Hygiene Behavior at Unidad Nacional Oncologia Pediatrica: A Focus Group Approach|
|Study Start Date :||August 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2013|
- Identify changes, if any, in hand hygiene following improvements identified during the focus group sessions aimed at increasing hand hygiene compliance of staff members. [ Time Frame: One (1) year ]The investigators propose to use already available hand hygiene practice surveillance and healthcare-associated infection documentation and obtain the healthcare professionals' opinions and experiences that affect the practice of hand hygiene to assess: (1) hand hygiene education and promotion; (2) access to hand hygiene supplies at the point of care; and (3) in other specific barriers to practice hand hygiene.
- Identify educational, motivational, and infrastructural issues that need to be addressed to increase hand hygiene practice compliance. [ Time Frame: One (1) year ]Focus group meetings and structured interviews with staff with be used to assess the issues to be addressed.
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|Unidad Nacional Oncologia Pediatrica|
|Guatemala, Guatemala, 01011|
|Study Chair:||Kyle M. Johnson, PhD||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital|