But there are problems, in this because nurses are very likely to experience nurse burnout in which is caused by these guidelines. Usually, nurses are taken advantage of and this causes them to become overworked and have a decline in patient quality care. This becomes debunked due to the great amount of people that says that it is fine with current conditions but with current conditions things have been only on the decline. This decline is due to many different things but overall this causes poor patient care and nurses to dropout of their positions. And these dropouts cause less staff and more stress on the remaining staff due to overload in their work.
Nurses often face ethical dilemmas and moral distress throughout various levels of direct and indirect patient care. According to Moon and Kim (2015), patients often die in the intensive care unit, and ethical conflicts frequently occur due to a variety of factors, such as verbal abuse, poor communication between health care providers, and increased incidences of end-of-life issues. I think this is a very important subject to think about, especially when these conflicts can significantly impact job satisfaction, burnout, and ultimately threaten the quality of care for patients. Furthermore, a qualitative study conducted by Henrich et al. (2017) shows that healthcare providers often experience negative emotional repercussions from moral distress in the ICU, and patient care is frequently perceived as being negatively affected.
Inadequate behavior and increased workload due to pressure of patient and acute care responsibility gives rise to stress and unethical behavior. Considering the oddness for the multidisciplinary health team, nurses are a large group practicing at hospital as compared to doctors. They both need to minimize their stress level that may lead to poor patients care (Secemsky, 2013). There lies a strong relationship between doctor and nurse. This traditional relationship has different role and responsibilities and each are directly linked to hospital administration and patient.
Since these residents must be placed into a facility, and nursing staff remains understaffed, short-handed, and overworked, consequently, abuse, neglect and mistreatment rise to the surface where residents reap this unethical behavior. “Elder mistreatment refers to intentional actions that cause harm or create a serious risk of harm whether or not harm is intended to a vulnerable elder by a caregiver or other person who stands in a trust relationship to the elder, or failure by a caregiver to satisfy the elder’s basic needs or to protect the elder from harm” (Daly, J.M., Merchant, M.L., & Jogerst, G.J, 2016, p.1). “The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that the number of people aged over 60 will triple between 2000 and 2050” (Corbi, G.,Grattagliano, I., Ivshina, E., Ferrara, N., Solimeno-Cipriano, A., & Campobasso, C.P, 2015, p. 297). With this projection, elder mistreatment,
Working at Amazon has caused a physical and mental strain on many of the workers. There is constant stress upon workers at Amazon, that very much affects them. In another articles that discusses the topic on workers that have become stressed out, a worker states “It’s hard, physical work, but the constant stress of being monitored and never being able drop below a certain level of performance is harsh.” They are constantly rushing their workers for the best results for the company. There was an incident where a woman said that working at the company had strained her heart and caused her psychological problems. There was an instant where she was written up for not working enough hours after she went to the emergency room because of her heart problem.
Stress was also related to poor job satisfaction in the workplace, with employees and employers. I do agree that nurse’s workloads can become stressful. Depending on what the situations are, nurses are expected to do a great deal of work in place of the doctor sometimes. They are to handle some pregnancies, administer shots and may also have to deal with deaths. Some nurses also work
The impact of nurse fatigue resulting from extended work hours, sleeplessness and accepting extra assignments can lead to numerous problems; some of these problems include but not limited to the following; inability to focus, reduced motivation, impaired or lack of communication, delayed reaction time to a critical event that can occur, example, code call. Personal injury can occur that poses an occupational hazard for nurses since serious injuries can occur of varying degree. The nurses’ duty can be physically demanding which can have a negative effect on patient safety and workforce health (Repique,
We see that the support of family is so important that it can even replace the treatment to some extent. We know that there still remain plenty of problems that are beyond medical standers. We also become aware of the drawback of the medical system. That is lack of the quality of the treat process. As is known to all, spinocerebellar ataxia is hard to cure and patients who suffer from this kind of disease will go through enormous pressure.
At that time the nursing facility I was working for had a high turnover rate with nurses and certified nursing assistants. The facility could not keep staff no matter how hard they tried. We were training new staff every week which was not good for the patients. The new staff would work for a couple to a few months then resign or just not show up anymore without warning. I knew our work culture had to change or else this would continue to be a revolving door.
Problem of the doctors and nurses run off is very serious as they have to work for very long time continuously. Also, the scale of one doctor or nurse take care of a certain number of patients cannot reach the international standard too. For example in international standard, one nurse should take care of 4 - 6 patients. But in Hong Kong, in most of time they have to take care of 10 – 20 patients. The shorthanded of the doctors and nurses cause another problem which is the waiting time patients are very long.