Stress For Community Home Health Nurses

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Purpose of the Study The purpose of the research will be to determine strategies to deal with different areas of stress for community home health nurses. Importance of the Study This study is important because it will help nurses and supervisors to identify areas that can causes potential burnout among community nurse in the workplace, which in terms can produce stress. In addition, this study is also important because it will analyze and examine different strategies that can be put in place that can prevent mental, physical, and emotional disturbances to nurses as a result of stress. Research Question What are some strategies that should be available to community nurse to contend with stress or stressors within the workplace? Delimitations/ Limitations Definition of Terms Nurse: A person formally educated and trained in the care of the sick of infirm. dictionary. reference.com/browse/nurse Registered Nurse (RN): A nurse that is expected to do more critical thinking on the job. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): A nurse that has a year of nursing education, often culminating in a certificate. NursingLicensure.org (2013). Assumptions Community nurses can be assumed to be the saving grace for families and patients within the nursing community for clients that choose to remain at home and receive medical care. Within this process, the clients will receive the majority of his or her medical care directly in the home. Nurses can intervene with doctors and pharmacy
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