Under reporting of workplace violence by nurses in a regional hospital in South Africa
Ronell Leech, PhD, M(ECI), BA (Hons), RN, RM; Gloria L. Maseko, MCur -- Department of Nursing Science, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
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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.
29th International Nursing Research Congress: Innovative Global Nursing Practice and Education Through Research and Evidence-based Practice, July 19-23, 2018. Melbourne, Australia.
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|Keywords||Acts of Violence Against Nurses;
Physical and Psychological Acts of Violence;
Under-Reporting of Workplace Violence
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