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Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences


The relation between working life quality and burnout of practical nurses of Fasa University of Medical Sciences 2016


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Author Details: Madineh Alipour, Shaghayegh Vahdat, Abbas Ghavam

Volume : 5

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2320-1924

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Article First Page : 117

Article End Page : 121


Abstract

Background and goal: the subject of working life quality and its relation with burnout is among important and vital topics in today organizations. The aim of performing this study is to examine the relation between working life quality and burnout among practical nurses of Fasa University of Medical Sciences.
Materials and methods: This study is descriptive of correlation type. The statistical population of the study is all practical nurses of Fasa University of Medical Sciences 135 persons. Data collecting tool is two questionnaires of Walton working life quality and Maslach burnout that their validity factor was determined with the aid of Cronbach alpha 0.87 and 089 respectively and they were analyzed using SPSS software and one-way variance analysis and multivariate regression test.
Results: There is a significant and reverse relation between working life quality and burnout of practical nurses of Fasa University of medical sciences. 2- Among factors of working life quality based on Pierson correlation coefficient , there is a significant and reverse relation between variables of occupational growth and safety, legal positivism in the organization and working life social dependence, just and sufficient payment, workplace health and safety, social unity and coherence, developing social capabilities and burnout. 3- Among working life quality components, there is no significant relation between life general space and burnout.
Conclusion: most practical nurses who attend this research were not in a suitable status in respect of burnout and most of them acquired medium score in respect of working life quality that this indicates requirement of more follow-ups for reducing burnout and using suitable approaches for increasing their life quality.

Keywords: working life quality, burnout, practical nurses