Lived Experiences of Being a Nurse Having Occupational Hazards in a Hospital Setting

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/201599
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Lived Experiences of Being a Nurse Having Occupational Hazards in a Hospital Setting
Abstract:
(41st Biennial Convention)                 The purpose of this research was to describe  lived experiences of being a nurse having occupational hazards  in a hospital setting.   Hermeneutic  phenomenology of Martin Heidegger  was applied as research methodology.  Data were collected by using in-depth interviews of 14 professional nurses who experienced occupational hazards in a Tertiary hospital. Data analysis followed Diekelman’s content analysis was used in this study.             Occupational hazards as experienced of professional nurses consisted of 4 major themes as follows: 1. Having accidents from work, nurses get hurting  including 4 sub-themes: 1.1) exposing discharge or sharpen tools, 1.2) getting harm by client(s), 1.3)   being hurt from electric shock, and 1.4) getting hit hard by an emergency-cart. 2. Having illness as a result of work including 6 sub-themes: 2.1)  getting  infectious disease with long period of treatments, 2.2)  being  busy with timeless for  food and rest room, 2.3)  having  back and shoulder pain, and tendonitis, 2.4)   having thigh ache due to long hours of walking and standing  2.5)  being stressful from work and colleagues and 2.6)   getting severe migraine because of inadequate rest.                  The study findings provided for more understandings on occupational hazard of professional nurses.  Nurse managers can use them as guideline for risks management planning for work safety.
Keywords:
Occupational harzard; nurses; Lived experience
Repository Posting Date:
11-Jan-2012
Date of Publication:
4-Jan-2012
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleLived Experiences of Being a Nurse Having Occupational Hazards in a Hospital Settingen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/201599-
dc.description.abstract(41st Biennial Convention)                 The purpose of this research was to describe  lived experiences of being a nurse having occupational hazards  in a hospital setting.   Hermeneutic  phenomenology of Martin Heidegger  was applied as research methodology.  Data were collected by using in-depth interviews of 14 professional nurses who experienced occupational hazards in a Tertiary hospital. Data analysis followed Diekelman’s content analysis was used in this study.             Occupational hazards as experienced of professional nurses consisted of 4 major themes as follows: 1. Having accidents from work, nurses get hurting  including 4 sub-themes: 1.1) exposing discharge or sharpen tools, 1.2) getting harm by client(s), 1.3)   being hurt from electric shock, and 1.4) getting hit hard by an emergency-cart. 2. Having illness as a result of work including 6 sub-themes: 2.1)  getting  infectious disease with long period of treatments, 2.2)  being  busy with timeless for  food and rest room, 2.3)  having  back and shoulder pain, and tendonitis, 2.4)   having thigh ache due to long hours of walking and standing  2.5)  being stressful from work and colleagues and 2.6)   getting severe migraine because of inadequate rest.                  The study findings provided for more understandings on occupational hazard of professional nurses.  Nurse managers can use them as guideline for risks management planning for work safety.en_GB
dc.subjectOccupational harzarden_GB
dc.subjectnursesen_GB
dc.subjectLived experienceen_GB
dc.date.available2012-01-11T10:42:24Z-
dc.date.issued2012-01-04en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-11T10:42:24Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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