Experiences of Psychiatric Nurses and Staffs Undergo Adverse Event at Work: Qualitative Study

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Prachumporn Buaklee
Thawatchai Tepapal

Abstract

This phenomenology qualitative study sought to understand the experiences of psychiatric nurses and nurse
aids who experienced an adverse events at work with clinical risk at E-I level. The sample consisted of 14
psychiatric nurses and nurse aids from a psychiatric hospital in Southern Thailand who participated in an in-depth
interview between October 2020 and February 2021. The findings indicate that most respondents suffered
mentally, physically, socially, and spiritually. As a result, people feel vulnerable, inadequate, inattentive, and
unengaged with work and have a desire to leave their current jobs. In addition, the respondents cited factors that
interfered with recovery from an adverse event in two ways: 1) insensitivity to one’s trauma 2) lack of job
security. The findings from this study emphasize the importance of creating a methodically mental health care
model that covers risks at the organization level, departmental level, and personnel level.

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Buaklee P, Tepapal T. Experiences of Psychiatric Nurses and Staffs Undergo Adverse Event at Work: Qualitative Study. NJPH (วารสาร พ.ส.) [Internet]. 2022 Apr. 26 [cited 2022 Oct. 2];32(1):155-67. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnaph/article/view/257451
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