Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Community and Family Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India,

2 Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, College of Nursing, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

3 Department of Forensic Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India


BACKGROUND: Continuous pertinent trainings for infection prevention and control (IPC) measures
are essential to ensure quality health‑care services along with the safety of the health personnel.
Amid the COVID‑19 pandemic, the current study focusses on the utilization of explicated video
modules training of all health‑care personnel of the institute and assessment of the effectiveness of
video training for IPC practices during COVID‑19 pandemic.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A quasi‑experimental study, one group pre‑ and posttest design,
using Google Questionnaire forms was conducted at a tertiary care center. The training was assisted
by trained tutors, and three in‑house videos were demonstrated to the participants regarding specific
IPC measures; “Do’s and Don’ts;” “Hand hygiene and personal protective equipment’s (PPE)” and
“Environmental cleaning and disinfection.” SPSS software version 23 (IBM Corp., N. Y., USA) was
used for the analysis using the descriptive statistics, Chi‑square test, Fisher’s t‑test, ANOVA, and
post hoc Tukey’s test.
RESULTS: The level of knowledge increased significantly by 16% in the posttest. Statistically
significant association between the levels of knowledge in pretest as well as posttest scores and
age (P < 0.001), designation (P < 0.001), and years of experience (P < 0.001) was identified. The
participants were satisfied with the video‑assisted trainings and willing to use videos for revision.
CONCLUSIONS: Video‑assisted training modules similar to this study may be utilized to enhance
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