Exploring Strategies to Build Resiliency in Nurses During Work Hours

Source avec lien : JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration, 51(4), . 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000996

Cette étude pilote vise à accroître la résilience du personnel infirmier à l’aide d’un ensemble d’interventions destinées à réduire le stress dans les unités médico-chirurgicales de quatre hôpitaux.

OBJECTIVE  This pilot study investigated increasing nurse resiliency utilizing a toolkit of stress-reducing interventions on medical-surgical units at 4 hospitals. BACKGROUND  Resiliency-building activities are time consuming and undertaken outside work hours. Although the activities show a positive impact on resilience, researchers investigated whether similar results could be achieved where nurses experience work stress. METHODS  This quasi-experimental pretest and posttest interventional study used a within-subjects design. Provided toolkits included written instructions to carry out the study. Nurses completed surveys at baseline, at 10 time points over a 6-week period, and at study conclusion. RESULTS  The Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale-10 scores increased significantly at follow-up (P < .02). Self-reported stress levels decreased over the 10 shifts with continued use of the interventions. CONCLUSION  Using stress-reducing interventions during work decreased stress and increased resiliency, thereby offering nurse leaders additional options to promote a healthy workforce at the bedside. Lisez l’article

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