The different levels of stress in doctors and nurses need to be minimized to initiate better performance. Increased stress level affects the relationship and coordination of work. Struggles are most common indications to such conditions and the treatment of patient is affected (Nakakis Konstantinos, 2013). Disobeying and unconditional patient’s demand is also another reason for rising conflict and therefore I have chosen this topic with an aim to discuss different level of stress and their reasons. The best choice is to use quantitative method to analyze stress between doctor and nurse in
“Conflict management consists of the use of strategies and tactics to move all disagreeing parties toward resolution, or at least containment of the dispute”(acpe.org). When attempting to manage conflict each party should work towards a solution with different methods. Many staff nurses should use a collaborative conflict resolution style that is designed by a nurse manager. “The nurse executive must train or select nurse managers with effective conflict resolution skills”(nursing economics). Nurses should observe and teach nurse managers successful problem solving abilities.
We then had a brainstorming session for the ideas that we wanted to include in the scenario. Individually we all understood the ethical dilemma that had been breached and agreed that the notes should be kept in the nurse’s station to prevent this breach occurring in the future. The end phase of the preparation was then to do a run through with improvisation to see how our ideas correlated with our
Work-related stress is a progressive issue around the world. It has significant undesirable effects that affect not only the health and well-being of nurses, but also the effectiveness and productivity of the organisation. Give rise to the Singapore nursing shortage in years to come, work stress notably in the nursing profession has become a major concern in recent years as it appears to be associated with burnout and low job satisfaction which will eventually lead to the intention to leave nursing profession among nurses. The current research study considers working environment as an important element in affecting nurses’ intention to leave their profession (Beatrice, Karen & Hans, 2009). Although there are many literatures studied work-related stress associated with intention to leave, however, there is no similar research study carry out in Singapore context.
Certain action’s affect us more than other’s but we often turn our eyes away from it. “Each day we encounter situations in which what others say or do has a significant bearing on us” (Thompson,2015). These are some of the factors that affect us: transference, triggers, blind spots, fear and own needs. In the workplace, you are faced with fear and difficult situations. We need to handle them professionally.
Conflict can arise from a variety of means, within someone, between two people, or a group of people (Disch, 2017). However, if conflict is unresolved, it can breakdown communication, decrease team performance, create a toxic work environment, and ultimately decrease patient’s quality of care (Disch, 2017; Johansen, 2012). A common, yet ineffective resolution to conflict in healthcare is avoidance. This is most commonly seen between a physician and a nurse, when the nurse hesitates to question a physician, as he/she holds the “authority” (Disch, 2017). Although, if the conflict is not properly addressed, the avoidance behavior will create added stress on the nurse and potentially place the patient(s) at harm (Johansen, 2012).
Behaviors of aggression, anger, frustration, and acts of intimidation when patients are experiencing an illness can exacerbate stressful situations which can turn violent. Nurses are typically a target in these situations because they are consistently in contact with the patient throughout their shift. When nurses interact with patients, their actions and reactions to certain circumstances can, most of the time, determine the next interaction with the patient. The behavior of the nurse and the patient are essential at this step, as negativity from one person can cause negative behavior as a response from the next person. Nurses cannot control the actions and behaviors of others; however, they can
The nature of clinical education presents challenges that may cause students to experience stress. Moreover, the practical components of the program which is important in preparing students to develop into professional nurse role by its nature have made the programme even more stressful than other programmes. The various factors associated with stress among nursing students: 1. Environmental factors: Perceived stress due to change in living environment, inadequate telephone facilities, inadequate provision of safety and security in the world, inadequate facility of canteen/mess, lack of recreational facilities. 2.
And these dropouts cause less staff and more stress on the remaining staff due to overload in their work. Guidelines are currently fine as they stand but improvements can be made to structure around the more important aspect which is the nurses. The nurses are issuers of patient care and if they are not at optimum abilities than