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Background: Promoting and satisfying Nurses knowledge in health centers to promoting health and preventing of communicable diseases that help nurses develop health trends, build healthy behavior and enable people to understand their families' health messages on how to prevent the spread of transmitted communicable diseases.
Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the knowledge of the nurse in primary health care centers about the promoting health and preventing of communicable disease and to develop an educational program.
Methodology: Began their quasi-experimental design between 17 November 2019 and 28 December 2020 at (19) Primary Health Care Centers. Selected purposive samples of 50 nurses are divided into 2 groups equally; the study group were exposed to the nursing education program and the control group. The investigator has built the study instrument. Questionnaire comprised (56) questions on the promoting health and preventing of communicable disorders to evaluate knowledge among nurses. The validity of the tool is determined by the 15 expert panels while reliability of instrument is determined using test and retest approach. Data analysis using description statistics (frequency, percentage, arithmetic mean and standard deviations) and inferential statistical (ANOVA, t-test and chi-square test).
Results: The study shows that the majority of nurses have poor of knowledge in their pre-test evaluation when the control group has moderate knowledge of the promoting health and preventing of communicable in health promotion and immunization unit.
Conclusion: Study showed that the two groups with their knowledge did not differ substantially at pretest. During the after test and before test their knowledge of promoting health and preventing of communicable disease has clearly improved and the study and control groups have confirmed high significant differences.