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Code Blue-Stress among Nurses in a Teaching Hospital and its Effects on Healthcare Delivery

Iyiola , O.O. and Osibanjo, Adewale Omotayo and Oyewunmi, Adebukola Esther and Kehinde, O.J. and Igbinoba, Angie Osarieme (2016) Code Blue-Stress among Nurses in a Teaching Hospital and its Effects on Healthcare Delivery. The Social Sciences, 11 (7). pp. 1312-1317. ISSN 1818-5800

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Abstract

This study assessed the relationship between occupational stress amongst nurses and healthcare delivery at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital. Occupational stress amongst nurses is prevalent and can have adverse effects on job performance, consequently compromising healthcare delivery. Questionnaires were administered to one hnndred and thirty seven registered nurses who were previously identified to partake in the study. Analysis of Variance (ANOV A) was used to analyse the data with sun of squares ~ 23.115, F = 15.583 and p = 0.000; results show significant relationship between occupational stress and low job performance. The study recommends training initiatives and advocates organizational support policies

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stress, job performance, nurses, healthcare delivery, management support
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2017 12:52
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2018 08:23
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/7682

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