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Vol. 9, Issue 1 (2020)

Ergonomic assessment of work life balance and psychological constrain faced by nurses of Uttarakhand

Divya Singh and Upasana
Nursing profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families and communities to attain and maintain optimal health and quality of life. Nurses spend more time with patients than do any other health care providers and patient outcomes are affected directly by nursing care quality. Nurses suffering from high stress level due to their emotional and heavy physical work as they are often required to lift heavy load, work for long hours and also exposed to frequent social encounters in their jobs.The present study explores the condition of work life imbalance and psychological constrains faced by the nurses. A cross- sectional study was conducted in the four district of Uttarakhand. For the study, 390 nurses from 39 hospitals of all the districts of Uttarakhand were selected. The interview schedule was designed with the demographic profile of nurses, work life imbalance and psychological parameters (VAS and FSS) of nurses. The result revealed that work family conflict (1.98±0.84) and work life conflict (1.73±0.71) is more which signifies that they are scarifying their family needs and in psychological test (VAS) nurses were reported very severe pain in neck (34.1%), whereas in FSS Score was found 82 percent. So that to cope up with their issues a training module was designed and distributed among nurses for the betterment of their life. This training module consist information regarding work life balance and stress coping strategies along with improvement in their physical and mental health tips.
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How to cite this article:
Divya Singh, Upasana. Ergonomic assessment of work life balance and psychological constrain faced by nurses of Uttarakhand. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(1):400-403.

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