Assessment of Student’s Knowledge in High Institute of Medical Technology/Abuslim about Tuberculosis
Hamida Amer42487* and Amal Ouhida42488
A purposive study aims to identify the student knowledge about tuberculosis disease. The sample of 140 students was selected from the second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth class from the medical departments in high Institute of Medical Technology/Abuslim for the period from March 2019 to June 2019. The questionnaire was designed to achieve the aims of study, it was consisting of many parts, the first content the demographic information, the second part include knowledge of students about categories that infected with tuberculosis. The third part include the student knowledge of the signs of disease, the fourth content methods of transmission of disease, and the last part include the student information about the methods of protection of tuberculosis disease. Data were analysed by using frequency distribution, percentage. This study found insufficient Tuberculosis knowledge in a sample of students, poor knowledge about Tuberculosis. They must improve knowledge about Tuberculosis, because these students could be exposed to the Mycobacterium strains during their training activities or when they are employed in private and public health care settings.