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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/164377
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Health, Hope, and Humor for Health Care Providers
Author(s):
Burdette-Taylor, Michele
Author Details:
Michele (Shelly) Burdette-Taylor, RN-BC, MSN, CWCN, CFCN, PhDc, email: shelly@tayLORDhealth.com
Abstract:
Level of Audience: All levels

Objectives: 1) Discuss a healthy and safe work environment. 2) Describe ways to manage stress and promote health, hope, and humor.

Description of Content:
Nursing is a stressful profession. Nurses care for people in the moments of extreme vulnerability and crisis, in an environment that is hazardous. Healthcare has some of the highest incidences of violence in all industries, specifically in skilled nursing care and emergency department. A safe and healthy work environment is essential for patient comfort, quality care, and prevention of stress added to an already stressful situation.

Implications for nursing care of the older adult:
To survive and thrive in the healthcare industry, nurses must focus on their health, using hope and humor to buffer the constant bombardment of stimuli. Nurses nurturing nurses is a concept that should be embraced to reduce stress, promote comfort for provider and receiver, and facilitate a healthy work environment.

Summary:
The evidence supports the fact that recognizing what you can control and identifying signs of health, hope, and humor in the workplace is the first sign that nurses are nurturing self. Defining time management and using those skills with relationship management is necessary to accomplish goals. To balance life and your relationships, THINK POSITIVE. Develop strong support systems by identifying people who make you feel good, mentors you respect, co-workers as friends, and embracing family. Taking care of self -allows for nurses to take care of others.
Repository Posting Date:
27-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
27-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2010
Conference Name:
National Gerontological Nursing Association 25th Annual Convention
Conference Host:
National Gerontological Nursing Association
Conference Location:
Palm Springs, California, 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.

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleHealth, Hope, and Humor for Health Care Providersen_GB
dc.contributor.authorBurdette-Taylor, Micheleen_US
dc.author.detailsMichele (Shelly) Burdette-Taylor, RN-BC, MSN, CWCN, CFCN, PhDc, email: shelly@tayLORDhealth.comen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/164377-
dc.description.abstractLevel of Audience: All levels<br/><br/>Objectives: 1) Discuss a healthy and safe work environment. 2) Describe ways to manage stress and promote health, hope, and humor.<br/><br/>Description of Content: <br/>Nursing is a stressful profession. Nurses care for people in the moments of extreme vulnerability and crisis, in an environment that is hazardous. Healthcare has some of the highest incidences of violence in all industries, specifically in skilled nursing care and emergency department. A safe and healthy work environment is essential for patient comfort, quality care, and prevention of stress added to an already stressful situation. <br/><br/>Implications for nursing care of the older adult: <br/>To survive and thrive in the healthcare industry, nurses must focus on their health, using hope and humor to buffer the constant bombardment of stimuli. Nurses nurturing nurses is a concept that should be embraced to reduce stress, promote comfort for provider and receiver, and facilitate a healthy work environment. <br/><br/>Summary:<br/>The evidence supports the fact that recognizing what you can control and identifying signs of health, hope, and humor in the workplace is the first sign that nurses are nurturing self. Defining time management and using those skills with relationship management is necessary to accomplish goals. To balance life and your relationships, THINK POSITIVE. Develop strong support systems by identifying people who make you feel good, mentors you respect, co-workers as friends, and embracing family. Taking care of self -allows for nurses to take care of others.en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-27T11:52:07Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-27en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-27T11:52:07Z-
dc.conference.date2010en_US
dc.conference.nameNational Gerontological Nursing Association 25th Annual Conventionen_US
dc.conference.hostNational Gerontological Nursing Associationen_US
dc.conference.locationPalm Springs, California, 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.-
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