Workplace aggression: assessment of prevalence in the field of nurse anesthesia.

@article{Sakellaropoulos2011WorkplaceAA,
  title={Workplace aggression: assessment of prevalence in the field of nurse anesthesia.},
  author={Amelia Sakellaropoulos and Janine Pires and Donna Estes and Donna M Jasinski},
  journal={AANA journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={79 4 Suppl},
  pages={S51-7}
}
The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of workplace aggression in the field of nurse anesthesia. A second focus was to assess the negative impact of aggressive behavior and how it affects the work environment of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). Data analyses from the Workplace Aggression Research Questionnaire revealed that CRNAs experience verbal, active, and direct aggression more frequently than physical, passive, and indirect aggression. For all types of… CONTINUE READING