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Background and aim: The aim of this study to assess and evaluate the effect of an educational program on nurses' knowledge and practices toward aseptic technique in managing burn patients at Teaching Hospitals selected in Mosul city Methodology: The study selected quasi-experimental design was conducted in two hospitals in Mosul city. Al-Jamhory teaching hospital, and Al-Salam teaching hospital. A selected a non-probability (Purposive) sample for the current study. The sample consists of (60) nurses participate, which divided into two groups, the control group included (30) nurses from Al-Salam teaching hospital, the study group included (30) nurses from Al-Jamhory teaching hospital. The questionnaire, which consisted of (26) questions related to knowledge and (7) items for nursing practices about aseptic technique in the management of burn patients. Data collected through a questionnaire and checklist where data was prepared, organized, and entered into a computer file and analyzed by SPSS, Version (24) is used for data analysis. The data were statistically significant at (P. value ≤ 0.05). Results: The present study found the highest percentage of age between (26-30 years). Most males were (56.7%) in the study group, and females in the control group were (53.3%). The maximum number of nurses participating are secondary school graduates. Among experience years in nursing and experience in burns were (1-5) years represent the highest percentage. Conclusions: The study concluded that the educational program had an effect on nurses' knowledge and practices regarding aseptic technique in the management of burn patients. While there is no statistically significant relationship between nurses' knowledge and practices and their demographical variables' Recommendations: The study recommended that educational facilities for nurses in burns wards in order to improve nurses' knowledge and practices.