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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/579532
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
DNP Project
Level of Evidence:
Qualitative Study, Other
Research Approach:
Mixed/Multi Method Research
Title:
Second Victim: Caring for the Care Giver
Author(s):
Gatzert, Michele
Additional Author Information:
Michele Gatzert, MSN, RN, mal4681 at bjc dot org
Advisors:
Nogueras, Debra J.; Diede, Jill; Potter, Patricia
Degree:
DNP
Degree Year:
2015
Grantor:
Capella University
Abstract:

In many healthcare organizations the needed support for second victims is lacking or unavailable.  This paper describes the evaluation of debriefing support program for nurses who are second victims.  Unanticipated and tragic patient outcomes will happen to excellent healthcare providers, the results being anxiety, depression, guilt, and fear. The effects of being a second victim can result in post-traumatic stress and compassion fatigue, with providers ultimately leaving the profession.   After obtaining IRB approval, a volunteer debriefing support program was implemented.  Validated surveys and an encounter form were utilized to collect data to identify the prevalence and effects of second victim and the impact of the support program.  The results establish the prevalence of second victim and the need for a debriefing program.  A debriefing program increases staff resilience following adverse events and it expedites the recovery of the healthcare provider to improve quality of care, patient safety, and staff engagement and retention.

Citation:
Gatzert, M. (2015). Second victim: Caring for the care giver (Doctoral capstone project). Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/579532
Keywords:
Second Victim; Caring
MeSH:
Caregivers
CINAHL Headings:
Caregiver Support
Note:
This work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
Repository Posting Date:
2015-10-09T18:33:15Z
Date of Publication:
2015-10-09

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dc.contributor.advisorNogueras, Debra J.en
dc.contributor.advisorDiede, Jillen
dc.contributor.advisorPotter, Patriciaen
dc.contributor.authorGatzert, Micheleen
dc.date.accessioned2015-10-09T18:33:15Zen
dc.date.available2015-10-09T18:33:15Zen
dc.date.issued2015-10-09en
dc.identifier.citationGatzert, M. (2015). Second victim: Caring for the care giver (Doctoral capstone project). Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/579532en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/579532en
dc.description.abstract<p>In many healthcare organizations the needed support for second victims is lacking or unavailable.  This paper describes the evaluation of debriefing support program for nurses who are second victims.  Unanticipated and tragic patient outcomes will happen to excellent healthcare providers, the results being anxiety, depression, guilt, and fear. The effects of being a second victim can result in post-traumatic stress and compassion fatigue, with providers ultimately leaving the profession.   After obtaining IRB approval, a volunteer debriefing support program was implemented.  Validated surveys and an encounter form were utilized to collect data to identify the prevalence and effects of second victim and the impact of the support program.  The results establish the prevalence of second victim and the need for a debriefing program.  A debriefing program increases staff resilience following adverse events and it expedites the recovery of the healthcare provider to improve quality of care, patient safety, and staff engagement and retention.</p>en
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.rightsAn error occurred on the license name.*
dc.rights.uriAn error occurred getting the license - uri.*
dc.subjectSecond Victimen
dc.subjectCaringen
dc.subject.meshCaregiversen
dc.titleSecond Victim: Caring for the Care Giveren_US
dc.typeDNP Projecten
thesis.degree.grantorCapella Universityen
thesis.degree.levelDNPen
dc.description.noteThis work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.en
dc.primary-author.detailsMichele Gatzert, MSN, RN, mal4681 at bjc dot orgen
thesis.degree.year2015en
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.evidence.levelQualitative Study, Otheren
dc.research.approachMixed/Multi Method Researchen
dc.subject.cinahlCaregiver Supporten
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