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Title: Burnout of Nursing Personnel in a Regional University Hospital
Authors: Μαλλιαρού, Μαρία Μ.
Μουστάκα, Ελένη Χ.
Κωνσταντινίδης, Θεόδωρος Χ.
Item type: Conference publication
Keywords: Νοσηλευτές;Νοσηλεύτριες;Τοπικό νοσοκομείο;Εργασιακό περιβάλλον;Burnout;Nursing personnel;Regional hospital;Work environment
Subjects: Medicine--Nursing
Issue Date: 13-Jul-2014
Date of availability: 13-Jul-2014
Publisher: Μαρβάκη, Χριστίνα
Abstract: Aim: Τhe investigation of the frequency of the burnout syndrome among the nursing personnel of all rungs in a Regional University Hospital. Methods: Τhe research was conducted in a Regional University Hospital. The questionnaire was distributed to 150 Registered Nurses (RN) and Nurses Assistants (NA) and the response rate was 42,6% (N=64). MBI questionnaire was used in order to identify levels of burnout syndrome. The analysis was made with the use of SPSS (version 15). Student t-test, ANOVA one way, chi-square (χ2) was performed. Results: Generally occupational burnout appears to be in moderate levels. 9,37% of the sample experienced a high degree of burnout while 6,24% experienced a low one. Emotional exhaustion correlates significantly with working a rotation shift (p=0,05). Emotional exhaustion correlates significantly with resignation from hospital (p=0,002). Depersonalization correlates significantly with the multidisciplinary cooperation (p=0,05). Conclusions: Environmental factors such as shift work, multidisciplinary cooperation are shown to be related with the appearance of the syndrome.
Language: English
Citation: Malliarou, M.M., Moustaka, E.C., Konstantinidis, T.C.. (2008). Burnout of Nursing Personnel in a Regional University Hospital. "Health Science Journal". 2 (3), 140-52.
Journal: Health Science Journal
Type of Journal: With a review process (peer review)
Access scheme: Publicly accessible
License: Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες
Appears in Collections:Τόμος 2, τεύχος 3 (Ιουλ. - Σεπ. 2008)

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