A Health Psychology Presentation related to healthcare.
TO REDUCE STRESS
BY : Shawn Tang , Alicia Chua , Elene
Lim, Jenny Chong, Wan Ling , Hui Ming.
O To describe the stress
O To explain what contributed or created the stress
O To determine the effect of the stress
O To help reduce the stress level experience by
O To explain how the changes can be used in both
individual and organizational level.
O What is the definition of stress?
O One of the stress faced by the healthcare
O Describe the stress faced by the healthcare
O What contributed or created this stress?
O What are the changes to reduce the stress level?
O What are the changes can be used in both individual
and organizational level?
What is Stress?
O The emotional and physical strain which
caused by our response to pressure from
O Examples of stress reaction : tension,
inability to concentrate , frustration,
O Work in which the demands imposed are
threatening and not well matched to the
knowledge, skills and ability to cope of the
O Situations in which nurses have little control
O Situations in which nurses receive little support
at or outside workplace
What contributed the stress?
Increased demand from society
Inadequate recruited nurses
Reduced staff and increased overtime
Solutions at Individual Level
O Decrease the number of patients under the
care of nurses
E.g. One nurse assigned to three patients
O Encourage the patients and other staff nurses
by giving feedbacks
Helps to boost confidence, increase
motivation and self-esteem
O Lighten nurses job scopes and work
O Nurses could provide the best nursing
care to their assigned patient
O Improving nurses performance and skills
Solutions at Organizational
O Assign works accordingly among the nurses
• Allocate skill required task to the more
O Good feedback from patients’ family on the
• Essential element in student nurses learning
O Abide to hospital protocols
• Patients safety are secure
O Nurses could pay more attention on their
O Medical system could run smoothly
O Services are recognized in whole levels,
good names of hospital are established.