Meriam Caboral-Stevens, Delbert Raymond III, Lorraine S. Evangelista
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Meriam Caboral-Stevens1, Delbert Raymond III2, Lorraine S. Evangelista3
1Eastern Michigan University, School of Nursing, Center for Health Disparities Innovations and Studies.
2Eastern Michigan University, School of Nursing.
3University of Nevada Las Vegas, School of Nursing.
Volume - 13,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2023
Fatigue is a common symptom experienced by nurses, but this experience is heightened by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The literature has ample evidence of nurses experiencing occupational or work-related fatigue. In addition, human error is a significant consequence of fatigue that can significantly impact patient outcomes and be devastating for a nurse. Guided by Lazarus and Folkman’s Transactional Theory of Stress and Coping, we conducted a descriptive, correlational and cross-sectional study aimed to 1) explore the level of occupational fatigue and sleep quality among Filipino nurses working during the COVID-19; 2) determine the relationships between occupational fatigue, sleep quality, and subjective wellbeing among Filipino nurses working during COVID-19 pandemic. One hundred twenty-six Filipino nurses across the United States working during the pandemic were surveyed using RedCap. The study showed that Filipino nurses had moderate to high acute and chronic fatigue levels, lower intershift recovery, and good sleep quality. Evidence and opportunities for health care administrations to create strategies to enhance the wellbeing of their largest and most valuable workforce.
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Meriam Caboral-Stevens, Delbert Raymond III, Lorraine S. Evangelista. Well-Being, Occupational Fatigue, and Sleep Quality among Filipino Nurses Working During COVID-19. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(1):67-2. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00016
Meriam Caboral-Stevens, Delbert Raymond III, Lorraine S. Evangelista. Well-Being, Occupational Fatigue, and Sleep Quality among Filipino Nurses Working During COVID-19. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(1):67-2. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00016 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-13-1-16
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