Understanding nurse manager stress and work complexity: factors that make a difference.

  title={Understanding nurse manager stress and work complexity: factors that make a difference.},
  author={Maria R Shirey and Anna M. McDaniel and Patricia R. Ebright and Mary Lou Fisher and Bradley N. Doebbeling},
  journal={The Journal of nursing administration},
  volume={40 2},
OBJECTIVE This study provided insight into nurse manager stress and coping experiences. BACKGROUND Overwork and stress have been implicated in today's nursing shortage. Although nurse managers play a pivotal role in creating work environments that retain staff nurses, little is known about nurse manager work. METHODS This qualitative descriptive study used a sample of 21 nurse managers to determine what situations contribute to their stress, individual coping strategies, and health-related… CONTINUE READING
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