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Influence of Emotional Labor and Nursing Professional Values on Job Satisfaction in Small and Medium-sized Hospital Nurses
Ryu, Yeong Ok ; Ko, Eun ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 1, 2015, Pages 7~15
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.1.7
Purpose: This study was done to investigate the correlation among emotional labor, nursing professional values, and job satisfaction and identify factors that affect job satisfaction of nurses working in small and medium-sized hospitals. Methods: Data were collected from 214 nurses in S city. The following measurement tools were used: Emotional labor by Morris et al. (1996), Nursing Professional Values Scale by Yeun et al. (2005), and Index of Work Satisfaction by Stamps et al. (1978). Collected data were analyzed with SPSS/WIN 18.0 using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficient, and multiple regression. Results: Participants' scores for emotional labor, nursing professional values and job satisfaction were
respectively. Emotional labor showed a negative correlation with job satisfaction (r=-.33, p<.001), while nursing professional values showed a positive correlation with job satisfaction (r=.58, p<.001). Emotional labor and nursing professional values were identified as factors influencing job satisfaction. The model explained about 39% of the variance in job satisfaction (F=67.40, p<.001). Conclusion: The results of this study suggest that it is important to manage emotional labor as well as to improve professional values and job satisfaction of nurses working in small and medium-sized hospital.
Analysis of Nursing Diagnoses Applied to Emergency Room Patients - Using the NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Classification -
Kim, Young A ; Choi, Soon Hee ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 1, 2015, Pages 16~24
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.1.16
Purpose: This study was done to identify essential nursing diagnoses using NANDA and their related factors and defining characteristics of patients who were cared in an emergency room. Methods: The research checklist developed by the researcher consisted of 44 nursing diagnoses with defining characteristics and related factors and was applied to 235 patients who were admitted to an emergency room from November 1 to December 31, 2012. Results: Forty-one of forty-four nursing diagnoses were identified. The most frequent nursing diagnoses were acute pain, risk for falls, and activity intolerance. The most frequent defining characteristic for the nursing diagnosis of 'acute pain' was verbal report of pain. The agreement rate with NANDA (2009)'s defining characteristics was 66.7%. Conclusion: Results indicate that identification of essential nursing diagnoses and their defining characteristics and related/risk factors is important for emergency patient nursing care to facilitate use of NANDA taxonomy in the emergency nursing practice and documentation systems.
Effect of Music Therapy on Anxiety, Blood Pressure, Heart Rate and Glucose Levels of Patients Undergoing Surgery during Spinal Anesthesia
Jeong, Gye Seon ; Kim, Mi Hyung ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 1, 2015, Pages 25~34
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.1.25
Purpose: This study was conducted to exam the effect of listening to preferred music on patients' anxiety, blood pressure, heart rate, and glucose levels during spinal anesthesia. Methods: A quasi-experimental research design was used. The participants were divided into an experimental group (n=30) and a control group (n=30) undergoing lower leg operations using spinal anesthesia. The mean age was 35.1 years and the mean time of listening to the music was 71.33 minutes. The experimental group was provided with their preferred music selected by each of the participants; the control group was not provided with any music. Results: The state of anxiety was decreased significantly in the experimental group(F=4.14, p=.046). Anxiety (VAS) was also significantly lower in the experimental group (F=4.62, p=.036). Conclusion: The results of the study show that listening to preferred music is an effective method for reducing peri-operative anxiety for patients during spinal anesthesia.
Core nursing practice and educational requirements according to nursing unit and clinical career in tertiary hospital
Kim, Yeon Hee ; Jung, Young Sun ; Choi, Jin Sun ; Lee, Hye Young ; Jung, Hye Ryun ; Kim, Ji-Su ; Kim, Kyunghee ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 1, 2015, Pages 35~48
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.1.35
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to provide fundamental data to develop an educational program for the development of nurses' core competences, and to improve the curriculum in nursing education institutions. Methods: This study, based on a descriptive survey, was conducted with 1,019 nurses working in a tertiary hospital in Seoul. Among 47 core nursing practice items, core nursing practices as perceived by the participants and relevant educational requirements were measured on a four-point scale. The collected data were analyzed using descriptive statistics for the mean and standard deviation, one way ANOVA, and Duncan test as post-hoc test. Results: Regarding the core nursing practice perceived as by the nurses, there were statistically significant differences in 43 out of 47 items according to nursing unit, and in 15 items according to clinical career. Regarding the educational requirements for core nursing practice, there were also statistically significant difference for the same items as perception differences according to nursing unit and clinical career. Conclusion: The results of this study suggest further study on the development of educational programs to advance the clinical expertise of nurses and for the development of curriculum reflecting the actual conditions and requirements in clinical nursing practice fields.
Effects of a Standardized Patient Simulation Program for Nursing Students on Nursing Competence, Communication Skill, Self-efficacy and Critical Thinking Ability for Blood Transfusion
Joo, Ga Eul ; Sohng, Kyeong-Yae ; Kim, Hee-Ju ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 1, 2015, Pages 49~58
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.1.49
Purpose: This study was conducted to identify the effects of a standardized patients (SP) simulation program for nursing students on nursing competence, communication skill, self-efficacy and critical thinking ability for blood transfusion. Methods: A nonequivalent control group non-synchronized design study was used and included as participants 96 junior nursing students at C University. The SP group (n=48) participated in the teaching class using a SP, while the control group (n=48) received conventional practice education. The outcome measurements were nursing competence, communication skill, self-efficacy, and critical thinking ability for transfusion. Results: Nursing competence, communication skill, self-efficacy, and critical thinking ability improved for students in both groups after training (
, p<.05). Self-efficacy showed greater improvement in students in the SP group compared to the control group (t=3.36, p<.001). Conclusion: SP simulation practice may be more effective in enhancing self-efficacy than that of conventional practice education. Whether self-efficacy will contribute to enhancing learning motivation for nursing students needs further examination.
Factors Influencing Preventive Health Behaviors for Cancer in Undergraduates
Yang, Ya Ki ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 1, 2015, Pages 59~68
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.1.59
Purpose: This study was conducted to investigate factors influencing preventive health behaviors in undergraduates, including knowledge about, and attitudes to cancer. Methods: The participants were 219 undergraduates in H, and C Universities in G City, and K University in S City. Data were collected from April 1 to June 30, 2014, and analyzed using SPSS/WIN 21.0. Results: The mean score for knowledge about cancer was 18.70. The mean score for attitude to cancer was 3.19, and the mean score for preventive health behaviors was 3.12. Knowledge about cancer showed a positive correlation with attitude to cancer and a positive correlation with preventive health behaviors. Attitude to cancer showed a positive correlation with preventive health behaviors. Significant factors that influenced preventive health behaviors for cancer were attitudes to cancer, age, worries about cancer, smoking, and regular exercise. These variables explained 43.5% of preventive health behaviors for cancer. Conclusion: Findings of this study indicate that programs to enhance positive attitudes to cancer prevention should be developed to increase preventive health behaviors in undergraduates and that further study should be done on the effects of such programs.
Factors Influencing Quality of Life in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Receiving Transarterial Chemoembolization
Park, Hyoung-Sook ; Lee, Hyun-Ju ; Ha, Jae-Hyun ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 1, 2015, Pages 69~78
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.1.69
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship among family support, self-care and quality of life(QOL) in Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma receiving transarterial chemoembolization, including the effects of these variables on QOL. Methods: The research was a cross-sectional, descriptive design. Participants were 103 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who were receiving transarterial chemoembolization. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, one way ANOVA, and hierachial multiple regression analysis with SPSS 18.0 program. Results: QOL had a significant correlation with family support(r=.60, p<.001) and self-care(r=.38, p<.001). Family support had a significant correlation with self-care(r=.41, p<.001). Hierarchial multiple regression analysis for QOL revealed that the most powerful predictor was family support followed by self-care. Family support, self-care, gender, and occupation explained 50% of the variance in quality of life. Conclusion: These results indicate that various factors are related to the quality of life of these patients. Further, nursing strategies to improve the family support and self-care of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma are needed.
Self-Care Behavior and Depression in Patients with Heart Failure
Lee, Haejung ; Jang, Jun Hee ; Lee, Sung Hwa ; Chun, Kook Jin ; Kim, Jong Hyun ;
Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing, volume 22, issue 1, 2015, Pages 79~86
DOI : 10.7739/jkafn.2015.22.1.79
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine levels of self-care behavior according to levels of depression among patients with heart failure (HF). Methods: Participants in this descriptive research were 169 outpatients with HF who being seen in three university hospitals and one general hospital located in B, Y, and D cities. Data were collected using the Korean version of the Center for Epidemiologic Depression Scale and European Heart Failure Self-care Behavior Scale. Data collection period was from April 25, 2012 to September 26, 2013. Data were analyzed using Chi-square tests and ANOVAs with SPSS WIN 21.0. Results: A higher proportion of patients who were female, without a spouse, with lower household income, not employed, and having lower functional status with serious symptoms of HF tended to be clinically depressed. HF patients with depression tended not to report symptom changes to their health care providers. Conclusion: The findings of this study indicate the need to screen for depression in patients with HF and to develop strategies to improve self-care behaviors in these patients in order to promote reporting of symptom changes to health care providers.