Assessment of nurses professional self-care behaviors in Al Najaf City Hospitals
Amjed Abdulabbas Shraida, Hiyam Mohsin Azooz and Sura Ibrahim Luaibi
In the health care system, self-care is a major concept, the core of professional work, and a global language. It is also described as "making decisions about activities that balance the consequences of emotional and physical pressures, like exercising and eating a healthy diet. One strategy to improve compassion satisfaction and lessen burnout and compassion fatigue in the healthcare industry may be to encourage self-care. Authors and service providers have created many recommendations for self-care techniques.
Study Design: The objective of the current investigation are accomplished by using a descriptive (cross-sectional) study design. The study was began from 18/10/2022 – 11/5/2023.
Study Sample: The current study utilized a convenience (non-probability) study sample of 212 nurses. Study Setting: The research is carried out in Al-Najaf City/Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf Health Directorate / Al-Sader Teaching H, Al-Hakeem H, Al-Zahraa Teaching H, Al-Najaf Teaching H, and Al-Forat Teaching H.
Results: Study results presented that the overall assessment of the Nurses' Behavior toward self-care is moderate.
Conclusion: Despite the strong focus on self-care in the last years for healthcare providers, essentially for nurses as the biggest group, it has been ignored in recent studies. This study has indicated clearly that the overall mean of the nurses' behavior towards professional self-care is moderate.
Amjed Abdulabbas Shraida, Hiyam Mohsin Azooz, Sura Ibrahim Luaibi. Assessment of nurses professional self-care behaviors in Al Najaf City Hospitals. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2023;5(2):107-110. DOI: 10.33545/surgicalnursing.2023.v5.i2b.146