Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: Special Issue 1, Pages: 1-5
Jihyun Kim1* and Soon-ook Choi2
1 Department of Nursing Science, Baekseok University, Cheonan, Korea; [email protected]
2 Department of Nursing Science, Bucheon University, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea; [email protected]
*Author for correspondence
Department of Nursing Science
Objectives: This study was aimed to identify the relationship between the job stress and stress coping pattern of clinical nurse caring for foreign patients, and the level of the variables. Methods/Statistical Analysis: Data was collected at a tertiary medical center located in Seoul, from September 2 to September 13 in 2013. Total subjects were 241. Data was analyzed by t-test, ANOVA, Pearson’s correlation using PASW 18.0 program. Findings: Job stress of the subjects was 2.91(±0.55). Nursing practice, one sub factor of the job stress variable was 2.80(±0.55). Interpersonal relationship, one sub factor of the job stress variable was 2.80(±0.55). Hospital administration and management, another sub factor of the job stress variable was 3.12(±0.75). Job stress and stress coping was correlated positively(r=0.559, p<0.000). Especially, stress on the hospital administration and management turned out to be more related with significance of active coping (r = .50, p = .000). Improvements/Applications: This study shows that in order to reduce job stress of clinical nurses related to foreign patients responding, individual effort is needed to progress in foreign languages and financial support will have to be established.
Keywords: Clinical Nurses, Foreign Patients, Job Stress, Nursing Care, Stress Coping
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