Time Management Program and Its Effect on Work Stress among Head Nurses

Authors

  • Marwa Abd El Rahman Gaber
  • FatmaHamdy Hassan
  • Rabab Mahmoud Hassan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15846

Keywords:

Time management, Head nurse, Program, Work Stress.

Abstract

Background: Effective time management has become increasingly important for head nurses to accomplish
the health care organizations’ objectives. Also, time management can help head nurses in balancing their
professional and personal lives . Learning how to manage nursing time at work will reduce work stress,
burnout and gain control over work. Objective: the present study is conducted to evaluate the effect of
time management program for the head nurses on their work stress. Materials and Methods: A quasiexperimental
research design (intervention and control) with pretest and posttest has been conducted to
achieve the aim of this study. The study was conducted at Ain-Shams University Hospitals. The subjects of
the study included 115 head nurses working in Ain Shams University hospitals. The subjects were divided
into two groups, intervention and control group. Results: The results indicated that there was a highly
statistical significant difference between pre /post, pre / follow up results regarding time management
knowledge level , time management skills , time wasters and work stress in favor of the intervention group
p-value <0.001, whereas there was no statistically significant difference or improvement in the control
group (p > .05). Conclusion: The study revealed that the head nurses work stress decreased markedly after
implementing the time management program in the intervention group than the control group.

Author Biographies

Marwa Abd El Rahman Gaber

Assistant Lecturer, Nursing Administration Department, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

FatmaHamdy Hassan

Professor, Nursing Administration Department, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Rabab Mahmoud Hassan

Professor, Nursing Administration Department, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Rahman Gaber, M. A. E. ., Hassan, F. ., & Hassan, R. M. . (2021). Time Management Program and Its Effect on Work Stress among Head Nurses. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 3526-3534. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15846