The Efficacy of Application of PDCA to Improvement of Medical Nursing Staff's Working Overtime

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/304120
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
The Efficacy of Application of PDCA to Improvement of Medical Nursing Staff's Working Overtime
Author(s):
Yang, Hui-ju; Chen, Shu-chuan; Yang, Li-chien
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Hui-ju Yang, RN, anglebox@pchome.com.tw; Shu-chuan Chen, RN; Li-chien Yang, RN;
Abstract:

Poster presented on: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Thursday, July 25, 2013

Background:

Nursing staff is the major care manpower in the medical service system in Taiwan. They often work overtime, which leads to physical and mental fatigue and further diminish their work satisfaction and willingness of remaining their post. Thus care quality rendered to patients is seriously influenced.

Purpose:

Study on the efficacy of improvement on medical ward nursing staff’s working overtime

Methods:

This study adopts PDCA to figure out the factors influencing nursing staff’s working overtime, by simplifying various work processes, eliminate ineffective work time, adding instruments and equipment, configuring manpower elastically, enhancing integration and division of job for the team to promote work efficiency of the nursing staff.

Results:

 The rate of working overtime of medical nursing staff decreases from 78.2% to 11.3%.

 Conclusion:

Improvement of nursing staff working overtime not only relieves their work load and maintains them on the current position but also promotes nursing quality and patient safety.

Keywords:
medical nursing staff; working overtime
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
24th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Description:
24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.
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.

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe Efficacy of Application of PDCA to Improvement of Medical Nursing Staff's Working Overtimeen_GB
dc.contributor.authorYang, Hui-juen_GB
dc.contributor.authorChen, Shu-chuanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorYang, Li-chienen_GB
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen_GB
dc.author.detailsHui-ju Yang, RN, anglebox@pchome.com.tw; Shu-chuan Chen, RN; Li-chien Yang, RN;en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/304120-
dc.description.abstract<p>Poster presented on: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Thursday, July 25, 2013</p>Background: <p>Nursing staff is the major care manpower in the medical service system in Taiwan. They often work overtime, which leads to physical and mental fatigue and further diminish their work satisfaction and willingness of remaining their post. Thus care quality rendered to patients is seriously influenced. <p><b>Purpose: </b> <p>Study on the efficacy of improvement on medical ward nursing staff’s working overtime <p><b>Methods: </b> <p>This study adopts PDCA to figure out the factors influencing nursing staff’s working overtime, by simplifying various work processes, eliminate ineffective work time, adding instruments and equipment, configuring manpower elastically, enhancing integration and division of job for the team to promote work efficiency of the nursing staff. <p><b>Results: </b> <p> The rate of working overtime of medical nursing staff decreases from 78.2% to 11.3%. <p> <b>Conclusion: </b> <p>Improvement of nursing staff working overtime not only relieves their work load and maintains them on the current position but also promotes nursing quality and patient safety.en_GB
dc.subjectmedical nursing staffen_GB
dc.subjectworking overtimeen_GB
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:29:26Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:29:26Z-
dc.conference.date2013en_GB
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen_GB
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en_GB
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.en_GB
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