Journal article

Conceptual model for intensive care nurse work well-being: A qualitative secondary analysis

Rebecca J Jarden, Margaret Sandham, Richard J Siegert, Jane Koziol-McLain

Nursing in Critical Care | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: There had been little focus on the well-being of intensive care nurses until a recent programme of research found work well-being to be best described as a collection of elements, a multifaceted construct. Strengtheners of intensive care nurses' work well-being were found to extend across individual, relational, and organizational resources. Actions such as simplifying their lives, giving and receiving team support, and accessing employee assistance programmes were just a few of the intensive care nurses' identified strengtheners. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To synthesize intensive care nurse perceptions of work well-being characteristics and strengtheners to identify opportunities for ..

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