Study on Effectiveness of Staff Welfare Program Regarding Occupational Stress During COVID 19 Pandemic among Nursing Officers

Authors

  • Franny Joel Emmanuel1 , Yugmi Vala2 , Tapan Dodia3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2315

Keywords:

Effectiveness; Staff welfare program; occupational stress; “COVID 19 Pandemic”; nurses.

Abstract

Background: No wonder who you are and what you are, make your soul strong enough to fight against
Stress, move ahead with joy, and let us make stress to be alone. Nursing Care for an individual no matter
whether an individual is health or unhealthy, no matter from which age group S/He belongs to, however
stress perception is highly subjective1
. Work related stress amongst nursing fraternity can be generated by
copious reasons. These reasons are dangerous for nurses especially during the current scenario of “COVID
19 Pandemic”,this stress has been concern throughout the globe.2
Objectives: Researchers have set the objectives of computing the effectiveness of staff welfare program
regarding Occupational stress during “COVID 19 Pandemic” among nurses.
Methodology: Researchers have used quasi experimental research design. 60 Nursing staff from a ICU of a
reputed hospital of Pune city were recruited with Consecutive non probability technique. Expanded nursing
stress scale (ENSS) has used to measure nurses occupational stress during “COVID 19 Pandemic”. This tool
is in the form of 5 point likert scale.
Results: Researchers have identified that pre-test and post-test’s mean difference is 61.1in experimental
group, where as in control group mean difference is 2.3.
Conclusion: It reciprocates that experimental group pre test post test mean difference has vast difference
than control group, thus staff welfare program is effective in order to reduce the occupational stress
during“COVID 19 Pandemic” among nursing fraternity .

Author Biography

Franny Joel Emmanuel1 , Yugmi Vala2 , Tapan Dodia3

1Nursing Tutor; M.Sc. Nursing, Child Health Nursing, Manikaka Topawala Institute of Nursing–CHARUSAT;
Changa; Ta. Petlad, Dist.–Anand; Gujarat-38842, India, 2
Post-Graduate Diploma in nursing Administration,
Symbiosis School for Open and Distance Learning, Pune, India, 3MBBS, FCCCM, ISCCM, Intensivist, Ruby Hall
Clinic, Pune

Published

2021-01-09

How to Cite

Franny Joel Emmanuel1 , Yugmi Vala2 , Tapan Dodia3. (2021). Study on Effectiveness of Staff Welfare Program Regarding Occupational Stress During COVID 19 Pandemic among Nursing Officers. Medico Legal Update, 21(1), 263-268. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2315