Under Reporting of Workplace Violence by Nurses in a Regional Hospital in South Africa
Repository Posting Date2018-12-04T15:25:13Z
Author DetailsRonell Leech, PhD, M(ECI), BA (Hons), RN, RM; Gloria L. Maseko, MCur -- Department of Nursing Science, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Lead Author Sigma AffliationChi Xi at-Large
Level of EvidenceN/A
KeywordsActs of Violence Against Nurses; Physical and Psychological Acts of Violence; Under-reporting of Workplace Violence
Quantitative, descriptive research was conducted to determine why nurses in a regional hospital in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, under-report workplace violence. Data was collected with a questionnaire and analysed with descriptive statistics. Several organisational-related, management-related, and nurse-related barriers were indicated as to why nurses under-report workplace violence.
Description29th International Nursing Research Congress: Innovative Global Nursing Practice and Education Through Research and Evidence-based Practice, July 19-23, 2018. Melbourne, Australia.
Conference Name29th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference LocationMelbourne, Australia
NotesItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.
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