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A Health Psychology Presentation related to healthcare.

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A Health Psychology Presentation related to healthcare.

  1. 1. WORK IMPROVEMENT TO REDUCE STRESS IN FUTURE WORKPLACE BY : Shawn Tang , Alicia Chua , Elene Lim, Jenny Chong, Wan Ling , Hui Ming.
  2. 2. Objectives 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 healthcare professional O To explain how the changes can be used in both individual and organizational level.
  3. 3. Outlines O What is the definition of stress? O One of the stress faced by the healthcare professional O Describe the stress faced by the healthcare professional 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?
  4. 4. What is Stress? O The emotional and physical strain which caused by our response to pressure from outside world. O Examples of stress reaction : tension, inability to concentrate , frustration, irritability.
  5. 5. Stress faced by the healthcare professional
  6. 6. Description O Work in which the demands imposed are threatening and not well matched to the knowledge, skills and ability to cope of the nurses involved O Situations in which nurses have little control over work O Situations in which nurses receive little support at or outside workplace
  7. 7. What contributed the stress?  Increased demand from society  Inadequate recruited nurses  Reduced staff and increased overtime
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Benefits O Lighten nurses job scopes and work stress O Nurses could provide the best nursing care to their assigned patient O Improving nurses performance and skills
  10. 10. Solutions at Organizational Level O Assign works accordingly among the nurses • Allocate skill required task to the more experienced nurses O Good feedback from patients’ family on the services provided • Essential element in student nurses learning and development O Abide to hospital protocols • Patients safety are secure
  11. 11. Benefits O Nurses could pay more attention on their assigned patients O Medical system could run smoothly O Services are recognized in whole levels, good names of hospital are established.
  12. 12. Reference O http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stress O http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles /145855.php O http://www.functionfox.com/articles/article 23.aspx
  13. 13. Q&A
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