Abstract

Background: Infection Prevention is essential to power in 2011 in hospitals kesehatan.Pada
Purbalingga, a number of clients experiencing 1.17% of nosocomial infections. In February
2011 there were 0.2% of patients experienced plebitis and 1.21% for patients dikubitus. Then
in May 2011 amounted to 1.25% and 0.16% suffered decubitus plebitis patients.
Objective: To determine the knowledge of health personnel on the prevention of infection.
Methods: This research method is deskriptif.Data used primary data and is taken by using
accidental sampling technique is a way of sampling the chance to meet and instrumenya are
questionnaires to 52 medical personnel in hospitals Purbalingga.
Results: Knowledge of health personnel on the prevention of infection of 52 respondents, the
majority of health workers is a good knowledge of as many as 28 respondents (53.8%) and a
small portion of knowledge of health workers is less by 10 respondents (19.3%).
Conclusion: Overview Knowledge About Health Workers in Hospital Infection Prevention
Purbalingga in 2012 showed that the knowledge of health personnel on the prevention of
infection of 52 respondents, the majority of health workers is a good knowledge of as many
as 28 respondents (53.8%).
Keywords: Knowledge, Prevention infection, Medicals