publication . Article . 2017

Descriptive study of burnout, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction in undergraduate nursing students at a tertiary education institution in KwaZulu-Natal

Mathias, Christina T.; Wentzel, Dorien L.;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2017
  • Publisher: Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA)
Abstract
<jats:p>Background: Studies have investigated burnout and compassion fatigue among nurses and effects in the nursing profession. However, there are limited investigations of burnout and compassion fatigue among undergraduate nursing students in South Africa, as nursing students may experience distressful situations during their nursing education course, which may have an impact during their training and in their profession as they graduate.Purpose: The purpose of this descriptive study was to describe compassion satisfaction, compassion fatigue and burnout among undergraduate nursing students at a tertiary nursing institution.Methods: A quantitative descriptive ...
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Medical Subject Headings: educationanimal structures
free text keywords: Original Research, Burnout, Compassion fatigue, Compassion satisfaction, Undergraduate, Nursing student, Nursing, RT1-120, Compassion, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Coping (psychology), Higher education, business.industry, business, Nurse education, Quality of life scale, Descriptive research, Medicine
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publication . Article . 2017

Descriptive study of burnout, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction in undergraduate nursing students at a tertiary education institution in KwaZulu-Natal

Mathias, Christina T.; Wentzel, Dorien L.;