Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

[Aggression management programme for healthcare workers]

IVÁNKA Tibor, IRINYI Tamás, RUDISCH Tibor, BABONITS Tamásné

AUGUST 28, 2014

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2014;27(04)

[Aim of the study: Introducing a programme for aggression prevention and assessing the experiences of its first session in Budapest. Sample and methods: The study was conducted with the involvement of 30 healthcare workers, using a self-administrative questionnaire and a focus group session. The self-administrative questionnaires were used to evaluate the quality of the programme, while the aim of the focus group was to reveal its further details. Results: The training was met by positive responses both in connection with the material and the preparedness of the instructors. During the focus group, numerous sensitive points came to light about the programme, and further suggestions were given this way helping the improvement. Conclusions: The objective and subjective results of the study both support the need for a training that helps prevent aggression. However, further changes are needed in order to increase its effectiveness. ]

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