Using focus group to explore the experience and coping behaviors of nurses who take care of sexual assault victims

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/152127
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Presentation
Title:
Using focus group to explore the experience and coping behaviors of nurses who take care of sexual assault victims
Abstract:
Using focus group to explore the experience and coping behaviors of nurses who take care of sexual assault victims
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2007
Author:Lou, Chen-Fang, RN, MS
P.I. Institution Name:Chang Gung Institute of Technology
Title:Lecturer
Co-Authors:Sheuan Lee, RN, PhD
[Research Presentation] Background: Quite a few regulations of women and children have been prompted recently in Taiwan, and those regulations have improved their safety of life. Nursing is challenged and stressful work when caring for patients with sexual assault, because of the lack of understanding, uncertainty and unusual protocol for sexual assault victims in emergency. So far, it is rare research in the area of exploring the experience and coping behaviors of nurses in terms of caring for victims having sexual assault issues. Objective: To gain a body of opinions to identify the core sexual assault issues in emergency. Methods: In adopting Focus Group, the purposive sample of twenty-one nurses of four hospitals, and five teachers of a college in northern Taiwan. Focus group interviews were tapped and transcribed for further analysis and categorization. Results: Five themes were extracted from the analysis, inclusive of "There's heavy loading and chaos being occurred when sexual assault victim came to emergency", "Uncomfortable external situations", "Identity conflicts about nurse role in multi-discipline team work", "Accommodating and quiet" and "Cultural myths for sexual assault". Conclusions: The findings demonstrate that the importance of continuing education shared values, knowledge, and skills of challenging the sexual assault of its vision for nurses. However, Guidelines were formulated to facilitate nurses to promote the development of nursing specialist through which the policy can be mobilized to assist the professional nurses.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleUsing focus group to explore the experience and coping behaviors of nurses who take care of sexual assault victimsen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/152127-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Using focus group to explore the experience and coping behaviors of nurses who take care of sexual assault victims</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2007</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Lou, Chen-Fang, RN, MS</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Chang Gung Institute of Technology</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Lecturer</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">no3064f@yahoo.com.tw</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Sheuan Lee, RN, PhD</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Research Presentation] Background: Quite a few regulations of women and children have been prompted recently in Taiwan, and those regulations have improved their safety of life. Nursing is challenged and stressful work when caring for patients with sexual assault, because of the lack of understanding, uncertainty and unusual protocol for sexual assault victims in emergency. So far, it is rare research in the area of exploring the experience and coping behaviors of nurses in terms of caring for victims having sexual assault issues. Objective: To gain a body of opinions to identify the core sexual assault issues in emergency. Methods: In adopting Focus Group, the purposive sample of twenty-one nurses of four hospitals, and five teachers of a college in northern Taiwan. Focus group interviews were tapped and transcribed for further analysis and categorization. Results: Five themes were extracted from the analysis, inclusive of &quot;There's heavy loading and chaos being occurred when sexual assault victim came to emergency&quot;, &quot;Uncomfortable external situations&quot;, &quot;Identity conflicts about nurse role in multi-discipline team work&quot;, &quot;Accommodating and quiet&quot; and &quot;Cultural myths for sexual assault&quot;. Conclusions: The findings demonstrate that the importance of continuing education shared values, knowledge, and skills of challenging the sexual assault of its vision for nurses. However, Guidelines were formulated to facilitate nurses to promote the development of nursing specialist through which the policy can be mobilized to assist the professional nurses.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T11:25:01Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T11:25:01Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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