This paper is published in Volume-6, Issue-6, 2021
Area
Nursing
Author
Maria Cristina Arboleda-Tinay, Dr. Ebtisam Ayad Ben Omran, Evelyn Macasieb, Leonora Tilda Lesaca, Jane Fabian, Lamour Laureta, Joyce Juanita De Vera
Org/Univ
University of Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya, Libya
Pub. Date
03 February, 2021
Paper ID
V6I6-1169
Publisher
Keywords
COVID-19, Awareness, Myths, Facts

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Maria Cristina Arboleda-Tinay, Dr. Ebtisam Ayad Ben Omran, Evelyn Macasieb, Leonora Tilda Lesaca, Jane Fabian, Lamour Laureta, Joyce Juanita De Vera. A study on the level of awareness of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students at the University of Tripoli on the myths and facts on Corona Virus (COVID – 19), International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Maria Cristina Arboleda-Tinay, Dr. Ebtisam Ayad Ben Omran, Evelyn Macasieb, Leonora Tilda Lesaca, Jane Fabian, Lamour Laureta, Joyce Juanita De Vera (2021). A study on the level of awareness of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students at the University of Tripoli on the myths and facts on Corona Virus (COVID – 19). International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 6(6) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Maria Cristina Arboleda-Tinay, Dr. Ebtisam Ayad Ben Omran, Evelyn Macasieb, Leonora Tilda Lesaca, Jane Fabian, Lamour Laureta, Joyce Juanita De Vera. "A study on the level of awareness of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students at the University of Tripoli on the myths and facts on Corona Virus (COVID – 19)." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 6.6 (2021). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

The study aimed to determine the level of awareness of Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students at the University of Tripoli on the myths & facts on coronavirus (COVID – 19). Specifically, this study answered the following questions: 1)What are the Students’ Demographic profile in terms of Gender and Age? 2) What are the Students’ level of awareness of the myths & facts on coronavirus (COVID-19)? 3) Based on the results of the study, what measures can be formulated to increase the level of awareness of the students on coronavirus (COVID-19). The findings that the researcher was able to extract from the study were: 1) the frequency and percentage of the student’s demographic profile in terms of Gender, shows that female are mostly dominant which is 53 or 66.25% while the male is 27 or 33.75%. In terms of Age, where mostly belongs to the category of 21-23 years of age with 38 respondents or 47.5%, 18-20 years of age, 37 or 46.25% and 24-26 which is 5 or 6.25%.2) the results of the frequency and percentage of the Student’s level of awareness on the Facts and Myths of COVID-19 reveals that mostly 81.40% are aware of the facts on COVID-19, 16.71% are unaware and 1.87% are undecided. Predominantly, 50.20% of students answered “YES” on Myths on COVID-19 making them unaware of the Myths, 46.04% are aware and 3.75% are undecided 3) The measures that could be formulated to increase the level of awareness of the students are to conduct information dissemination campaign through symposiums, research forums and the use of IEC materials. Based on these findings, the researcher was able to conclude that the University of Tripoli - Faculty of Nursing are aware of the FACTS on COVID-19, however, it is worthwhile to note that misconceptions are high on the MYTHS aspect thus there is really an urgent need to correct these misconceptions so as to contribute on measures to end this pandemic.
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