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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 4
First page : ( 351) Last page : ( 354)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00082.9

A Study to Assess Knowledge regarding Perceived Causes of Burnout Syndrome among Staff Nurses at selected Hospitals of Bareilly

Mr. Sandeep K R, Mrs. Sandhyarani B S*, Mr. Rao Endla Srinivasa, Ms. Sharma Himani, Mrs. Soni

Asso. Professor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Gangasheel School of Nursing, Bareilly

*Corresponding Author E-mail: sbgsandeep@gmail.com

Online published on 3 January, 2020.


The fast paced and unpredictable nature of health care places nurses at risk of injuries and illness. Nurses have tremendous responsibilities and deal with enormous challenges. Nurses are exposed to many stressful demands and pressures and are therefore at heightened risk for an array of health, safety, and other problems. Burnout Syndrome is a chronic adaptation disorder that affects workers and is characterized by three forms of psychological distress: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and a sense of low personal fulfillment.[5] METHODS: Evaluative research approach was used for this study and it aims to assess the knowledge regarding perceived causes of burnout syndrome among nurses. Structured knowledge questionnaire regarding burnout syndrome were used. Non probability convenient sampling technique was used to select the sample. Result: There was positive correlation of knowledge r=0.78 respectively based on Karl Pearson's correlation computed value of knowledge. This indicates the existence of positive correlation. Hence, H1 was accepted. These findings were supported through a study conducted by Raftopoulous V who confirm that there exist a positive correlation r=0.8 of knowledge which is present day health care scenario. CONCLUSION: Based on the findings of the study, the following conclusions were drawn. The overall test knowledge scores about perceived causes of burnout syndrome. There was positive correlation of knowledge of staff nurses. Thus it was concluded that the descriptive study has assessed the knowledge of staff nurses regarding the perceived causes of burnout syndrome.





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