Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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Relationship of Compassion Satisfaction, Compassion Fatigue and Burnout among Nurses



Address:   Ammu Rajan 1, Jisha Varghese2, Shaini Krishnankutty3, Riya Philip4, Reni C.S5
1Senior Lecturer, Department of Mental Health Nursing, MOSC College of Nursing, Kolenchery
2Assistant Lecturer, MOSC College of Nursing, Kolenchery
3-5Second Year Post Basic Nursing Students, MOSC College of Nursing, Kolenchery
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00018.8

ABSTRACT:
A descriptive study was done to determine the relationship of compassion satisfaction, compassion fatigue and burnout among nurses in MOSC Medical College Hospital, Kolenchery. Objectives of the study were to assess the compassion satisfaction, compassion fatigue and burnout among nurses in MOSC Medical College Hospital Kolenchery, to assess the relationship of compassion satisfaction, compassion fatigue and burnout among nurses in MOSC Medical College Hospital Kolenchery. The research approach of the study is quantitative approach. The research design selected for the study is observational analytical design. Convenient sampling method was used for sample selection. The study was done in MOSC Medical College Hospital, Kolenchery among 80 nurses who met the inclusion criteria. Data collection was done using Professional Quality of Life Scale version 5 (ProQOL). Collected data were analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics presented in table, bar and pie diagrams. Study findings revealed that, out of 80 subjects, 42 subjects had high compassion satisfaction (90.47 %), 67 subjects had high compassion fatigue (83.75%) and 80 subjects had average burnout (100%). The mean score of compassion satisfaction 41.78 with a standard deviation of 4.65, compassion fatigue 29.55 with standard deviation of 5.98 and burnout 32.60 with standard deviation of 4.49. Pearson coefficient correlation exact test analysed among collected data indicated that high positive correlation between compassion fatigue and burnout (0.732) which is found to be statistically significant (p=<0.001). This study concluded that majority of the nurses had an average level of burnout.
KEYWORDS:
Compassion Satisfaction; Compassion Fatigue; Burnout; Nurses.
Cite:
Ammu Rajan, Jisha Varghese, Shaini Krishnankutty, Riya Philip, Reni C.S. Relationship of Compassion Satisfaction, Compassion Fatigue and Burnout among Nurses. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2019; 7(1):87-91.
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