KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES REGARDING INFLUENZA VACCINATION AMONG NURSES: A RESEARCH REVIEW

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Nouf Mahmoud Alshaer
Fatimah Ahmed Hattab Alanazi
Eidh khalaf Bakar Alanzi
Abdulwahab Hassan Alqarni
Bandar Awadh Alshehri
Ibrahim Joman Alotibe

Keywords

influenza vaccination, nurses, knowledge, attitudes, research review

Abstract

Influenza vaccination plays a crucial role in preventing the spread of the virus and reducing its associated morbidity and mortality. However, low influenza vaccination rates among healthcare workers, including nurses, remain a challenge. This research review aims to examine the knowledge and attitudes regarding influenza vaccination among nurses, based on a comprehensive analysis of relevant studies. The findings highlight the importance of understanding and addressing the factors that influence nurses' vaccination decisions, in order to improve influenza vaccination rates among this critical healthcare population.


This research review focuses on examining the knowledge and attitudes of nurses regarding influenza vaccination. Influenza vaccination is a crucial measure to prevent the spread of the virus and protect vulnerable populations. Nurses play a vital role in promoting vaccination among patients and themselves. This review aims to analyze existing literature to assess nurses' knowledge levels, attitudes, barriers, and facilitators related to influenza vaccination. Understanding these factors can help develop targeted interventions to improve influenza vaccination rates among nurses and enhance overall patient safety.

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