›› 2017, Vol. 37 ›› Issue (8): 1147-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2017.08.019

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Survey on the current situation of professional knowledge and protection consciousness in CSSD practitioners in Shanghai#br#

CAO Lei1, YE Hua2, HU Xin-hua2, CHEN Qiang2, CAI Yu-yang1#, CAI Yin-hua2#   

  1. 1. School of Public Health, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200025, China; 2. Health Supervision Institute of Shanghai Jiading Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, Shanghai  201818, China
  • Online:2017-08-28 Published:2017-09-28
  • Supported by:
    Project of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, 2014005

Abstract: Objective · To conduct a survey on the current status of professionalism and personal protection in Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) practitioners in Shanghai, analyze the existing problems and provide suggestions, in order to improve work quality and management level of CCSD.  Methods · Cluster sampling was used to extract 23 different level hospitals with CSSDs among 4 districts in Shanghai including Jing’an, Jinshan, Qingpu and Jiading. A total of 147 participants consisted of 104 employees and 43 heads of CSSDs. Field investigation and questionnaire survey were applied into CSSD practitioners for investigating their essential information, professionalism and personal protection status.  Results · Practitioners in different hospitals showed different professional knowledge, especially practitioners in private hospital performed worse than those in secondary and tertiary-level hospitals in this survey of professionalism. Daily protection measures were defective due to lacking of consciousness of personal protection.  Conclusion · There was problem of personal professionalism and protection consciousness in CSSD practitioners. It is important to optimize the allocation of CSSD human resource, reinforce skill training and improve quality management.

Key words: central sterile supply department, prevalence survey, professional knowledge, consciousness of occupational protection