A cross sectional survey Study regarding Psychological impact of COVID‐19 outbreak on front line nurses working in various hospitals of Madhya Pradesh India-A pilot study
Neetu Bhadouria and Dr. Col Karesh Prasad
This pilot study was cross-sectional survey intended to check the Psychological impact of COVID‐19 outbreak on front line nurses. 40front line nurses were involved in the study. Five standardize scales were used for on line data collection. The criteria regarding participation in study was to be registered nurses who hold either a full-time job status and worked in COVID -19 wards. Survey questionnaires were distributed to 50 nurses and 40 responses were received (80% return rate) online google form was sanded as means of data collection. Percentages, means and standard deviations were the components used under descriptive statistics for analyzing of data. The complete details about character sticks of respondents was out of 40 respondents 24 females and 16 females, hence majority of female nurses were the participants of my study. Majority of the response was reported from age group of less than 30 years 90% followed by 31-40 years 10%.Most of nurses were BSc Nursing 87.5% and only 12.5% are having Master’s degree in nursing. Data shows that most of the nurses were unmarried 87.5% and only 12.5%.35% of nurses were working in COVID observation wards, 30% were in Post COVID ward followed by 20% in COVID I.C.U/HDU& 10%in Emergency COVID ward respectively. out of 40 nurses 77.5% are having experience of one year 15% of 2-4 years and 5% are having experience of 5-7 years. Out of 40 nurses 97.5% were vaccinated and only 2.5% is not fully vaccinated.
During data analysis we found that 67.50% were facing mild psychological stress level, 25% were having moderate level and 7.50% participants were having severe psychological stress level. In this study 80% participants having positive coping strategy and 20% were having negative coping strategy.
Neetu Bhadouria, Dr. Col Karesh Prasad. A cross sectional survey Study regarding Psychological impact of COVID‐19 outbreak on front line nurses working in various hospitals of Madhya Pradesh India-A pilot study. Int J Adv Psychiatric Nurs 2022;4(1):12-16. DOI: 10.33545/26641348.2022.v4.i1a.75