The hospital's infection control process is comprehensive encompassing both patient care and employee health services. The aim of this study was to assess the infection control measures applied in the Intensive Care Unit, at Benha University Hospital. A descriptive analytic design was utilized, The study sample was a convenient sample constituted (52) health team members, six of them were physicians, eleven were nursing supervisor twenty nine were staff diploma nurses, six were auxiliary workers, all of them are working in the Intensive Care Unit at Benha University Hospital, Two tools were used for data collections: questionnaire to assess the health team knowledge and an observational cheeklist to assess their practice. Results it was shown that their age ranged between 20-47 years old with a mean age of [29.2308 ± 4.30055years]. And showed a negative correlation between knowledge and practice scores of all subject & The current study found that the relation stated the performance of aseptic techniques is related to knowledge and this lead to high quality of performance of skills and prevent transmission of microorganisms and this reduce the risk of infection.
The study concluded that all health team members are in need to improve their knowledge and practices about infection control measures. The study recommended that all health team workers need continues inservice training infection control program.