Arak university of Medical Sciences ,Department of health education, Arak ,Iran
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Needle Stick Injury (NSI) is one of the spread abroad and dangerous risks in nurse job that HIV, HCV and HBV are the most common infection which were transferred by blood. The aim of this study was evaluation of the education effect basis of the health belief model of knowledge and behavioral prevention of NSI. This study was a quasi-experimental that 165 nurses were selected incidentally from the hospitals they has been organized into experimental and control group. Data were collected with health belief model questionnaire and checklist before and after intervention and also for control group executive working environment was used according to universal precautions. Results showed that the mean score of knowledge and components of health belief model increased in the control group meaningfully and perceived barrier didn’t decrease meaningfully. Behaviors' scores increased and NSI decreased. Education program based on health belief model increased knowledge and most of health belief model constructs score and also improving prevention behavior and lead to decrease NSI.