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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/164319
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Work Stress and Related Factors Among Clinical Nurse Specialists in a General Hospital
Author(s):
Chao, Hui-Chun; Chen, Tong-Mei; Chi, Shu-Ching; Ting, Yu-Chen; Yang, Chih-Wei
Author Details:
Hui-Chun Chao, MS, RN, Hospital No. 1, Kaohsiung Country, Taiwan, Republic of China, email: nacnsorg@nacns.org; Tong-Mei Chen, MS, RN; Shu-Ching Chi, MS, RN; Yu-Chen Ting, MS, RN; Chih-Wei Yang, MS, RN, E-DA
Abstract:
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics and degree of work stress and to investigate the related factors such as personality in clinical nurse specialists (CNSs). Significance: Work stress is important to healthcare professionals and has an impact on their well-being, work effectiveness, and job turnover. Several studies had been conducted to evaluate work stress in nursing staffs. However, until recently, no studies have investigated the work stress among CNSs. Design/Background/Rationale: Cross-sectional study using anonymous, self-administered questionnaires for data collection. Methods/Description: Sixty-six CNSs in a 1,100-bed general teaching hospital participated in this study. Each participant was requested to answer a questionnaire. The Expanded Nursing Stress Scale, which has 9 subscales and 57 items, was used to measure work stress. The NEO Five-Factor Inventory was used to measure personality characteristics. Findings/Outcomes: All 66 CNSs are females. Their mean age was 30.5 +/- 4.4 years. Most of them were single (52%) and had received nursing college education (72%). The most frequently reported categories of work stress were conflicts with physicians, workload, and uncertainty concerning treatment. CNSs who had high scores in the neuroticism dimension of personality had high levels of work stress, and those who had high scores on extroversion and openness had low levels of work stress. Other demographic-related factors were also identified Conclusions: The results of this study show us the detailed characteristics and degree of work stress among CNSs.
Repository Posting Date:
27-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
27-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2006
Conference Name:
CNS Leadership: Soaring to New Heights
Conference Host:
NACNS - National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
Conference Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Description:
Conference theme: CNS Leadership: Soaring to New Heights, held March 15-18, 2006 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleWork Stress and Related Factors Among Clinical Nurse Specialists in a General Hospitalen_GB
dc.contributor.authorChao, Hui-Chunen_US
dc.contributor.authorChen, Tong-Meien_US
dc.contributor.authorChi, Shu-Chingen_US
dc.contributor.authorTing, Yu-Chenen_US
dc.contributor.authorYang, Chih-Weien_US
dc.author.detailsHui-Chun Chao, MS, RN, Hospital No. 1, Kaohsiung Country, Taiwan, Republic of China, email: nacnsorg@nacns.org; Tong-Mei Chen, MS, RN; Shu-Ching Chi, MS, RN; Yu-Chen Ting, MS, RN; Chih-Wei Yang, MS, RN, E-DAen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/164319-
dc.description.abstractPurpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics and degree of work stress and to investigate the related factors such as personality in clinical nurse specialists (CNSs). Significance: Work stress is important to healthcare professionals and has an impact on their well-being, work effectiveness, and job turnover. Several studies had been conducted to evaluate work stress in nursing staffs. However, until recently, no studies have investigated the work stress among CNSs. Design/Background/Rationale: Cross-sectional study using anonymous, self-administered questionnaires for data collection. Methods/Description: Sixty-six CNSs in a 1,100-bed general teaching hospital participated in this study. Each participant was requested to answer a questionnaire. The Expanded Nursing Stress Scale, which has 9 subscales and 57 items, was used to measure work stress. The NEO Five-Factor Inventory was used to measure personality characteristics. Findings/Outcomes: All 66 CNSs are females. Their mean age was 30.5 +/- 4.4 years. Most of them were single (52%) and had received nursing college education (72%). The most frequently reported categories of work stress were conflicts with physicians, workload, and uncertainty concerning treatment. CNSs who had high scores in the neuroticism dimension of personality had high levels of work stress, and those who had high scores on extroversion and openness had low levels of work stress. Other demographic-related factors were also identified Conclusions: The results of this study show us the detailed characteristics and degree of work stress among CNSs.en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-27T11:46:10Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-27en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-27T11:46:10Z-
dc.conference.date2006en_US
dc.conference.nameCNS Leadership: Soaring to New Heightsen_US
dc.conference.hostNACNS - National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialistsen_US
dc.conference.locationSalt Lake City, Utah, USAen_US
dc.descriptionConference theme: CNS Leadership: Soaring to New Heights, held March 15-18, 2006 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USAen_US
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.en_US
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