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JHPM 2015, 4(1): 80-87 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of workplace violence prevention program on attitudes of nurses towards the management of violence and aggression in patients and their families
Maliheh Hemati esmaeili, Fatemeh Heshmati nabavi , Hamidreza Reihani, SR Mazlom, A Taseeri, Mohsen Ebrahimi, Havva Abdollahi
Department of Mental Health and Management, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical sciences, Mashhad, Iran , heshmatinf@mums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Nurses more than other occupational groups are exposed to violence in the workplace. Their attitude to manage their exposure to violence in the workplace violence is effective. This study aimed to determine the effect of workplace violence prevention program on attitudes of nurses towards the management of violence and aggression in patients and their families. Materials & Methods: This study is a quasi-experimental pre-posttest one group study carried out on 65 nurses working in emergency department of Edalatian Imam Reza hospital in Mashhad. Intervention contain three-day seminar for continuing education. Data was collected by "Prevention of Violence in Emergency Department" (MAVAS) where lower scores indicating a positive attitude. Validity of the study scale measured with content validity and reliability with alpha coefficient was confirmed. Data analyzed with SPSS/16. Findings: The average scores of attitude to the management of violence was 30.69±4.41 before the intervention and increased to 29.00 ± 4.41 after the intervention (P=0.021). But of external factors, internal, position, these changes were not significant. Conclusion: Education can improve Attitude to violence in the management dimensions. Further studies are needed to implement educational interventions with different content and methods, the effectiveness of educational programs in this regard to consider
Keywords: Workplace Violence, Training Program, Attitude, s Nurse
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing management & administration
Received: 2014/11/22 | Accepted: 2015/02/1 | Published: 2015/02/1
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hemati esmaeili M, heshmati nabavi F, reihani H, Mazlom S, Taseeri A, ebrahimi M et al . The Effect of workplace violence prevention program on attitudes of nurses towards the management of violence and aggression in patients and their families. JHPM. 2015; 4 (1) :80-87
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