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American Journal of Nursing Research. 2019, 7(6), 1069-1077
DOI: 10.12691/ajnr-7-6-21
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The Effect of Educational Intervention about Incivility on Psychological Wellbeing and Burnout among Nurses

Sabah Hassan El-Amrosy1, , Soha Mamdouh Elkholy2 and Shimaa Ebrahim Elshall2

1Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Menoufia University, Egypt2Nursing Management Department, Faculty of Nursing, Menoufia University, Egypt

21Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Menoufia University, Egypt2Nursing Management Department, Faculty of Nursing, Menoufia University, Egypt

Pub. Date: October 29, 2019

Cite this paper:
Sabah Hassan El-Amrosy, Soha Mamdouh Elkholy and Shimaa Ebrahim Elshall. The Effect of Educational Intervention about Incivility on Psychological Wellbeing and Burnout among Nurses. American Journal of Nursing Research. 2019; 7(6):1069-1077. doi: 10.12691/ajnr-7-6-21

Abstract

Workplace incivility pervades nursing practice and adversely effects nurses, patients, and organizations. Failure to address uncivil behaviors can negatively affect the physical and mental health of nurses. As a result, nurses may experience decreased job satisfaction, increased turnover, absenteeism and work-related injuries. The study aimed to evaluate the effect of educational intervention about incivility on psychological wellbeing and burnout among nurses. Quasi-experimental design with pre-posttest was used to achieve the aim of this study. The study was conducted in Menoufia Main university hospital. A simple random sample of 50 staff nurses were selected to constitute the present study. Data were collected using workplace incivility scale, the ryff scales of psychological well-being and maslach burnout inventory (MBI). The results was found that, the studied nurses were in age group (23-49) years and the mean age is 34.14years, the majority of the sample 72% had Bachelor of nursing, 96% were female, The highest frequency (94%) was married. There was a highly statistically significant difference found regarding psychological well- being, burnout and incivility among the studied nurses pre and post intervention .In conclusion, one can say that the implementation of educational intervention about incivility has a positive effect on improving psychological well-being and decrease burnout among nurses. Based upon the results of the study, a recommendation to implement educational intervention about incivility throughout the organization to improve psychological well-being and decrease burnout.

Keywords:
incivility psychological well-being burnout

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