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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 7, Issue 5, Part E (2021)

A descriptive study to assess compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue among staff nurses working in selected hospitals of Pune city

A descriptive study to assess compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue among staff nurses working in selected hospitals of Pune city

Author(s)
Mohammad Owais and Archala Khemnar
Abstract
Objectives: To assess the level of Compassion Satisfaction and Compassion Fatigue among staff nurses working in selected hospitals of Pune city.
Materials and Methods: A Descriptive design was used and a total of 100 Staff Nurses working in critical care areas were selected by using Non-Probability Purposive Sampling Technique. The model used to develop conceptual framework for the study included compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue (Cs-Cf) model by Beth Hudnall Stamm. The tool used in the study included two sections, Section-I including demographic variables like, Gender, Age, Professional Qualification, area of work, and clinical experience while section-II used Professional Quality of Life Scale (ProQOL) Version-V. Permission was taken prior from the author for the use of Standard tool in the study. A quantitative descriptive research design is used in this research study.
Result: The findings of the study showed that majority 87% (87) of staff nurses have high compassion satisfaction while the compassion fatigue among staff nurse’s findings revealed that majority 86% of staff nurses had moderate burn-out and Majority 87 (87%) staff nurses reported low on Secondary Traumatic Stress.
Conclusion: The study revealed that the Nurses while continuously working in critical care units for promotion of health of patients and a better recovery also exposes them to greater risks of compassion fatigue which needs focus.
Pages: 332-335  |  658 Views  132 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mohammad Owais, Archala Khemnar. A descriptive study to assess compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue among staff nurses working in selected hospitals of Pune city. Int J Appl Res 2021;7(5):332-335. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2021.v7.i5e.8590
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