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Levels of career commitment and career entrenchment of nurses from public and private hospitals.

Lima MP, Costa VM, Lopes LF, Balsan LA, dos Santos AS, Tomazzoni GC - Rev Lat Am Enfermagem (2015 Nov-Dec)

Bottom Line: Nurses from public and private hospitals have a high level of career commitment and a median level of career entrenchment.Nurses have a stronger relation of affection and identification to career than a relation of stagnation, maintained primarily due to investments, followed by emotional costs and lack of alternatives.This fact is associated with individuals continuing in nursing and having a strong commitment to activities.

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Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the prevalence of the types of relations to career - commitment and entrenchment - of nurses from public and private hospitals.

Methods: Field survey with a quantitative approach. A total of 237 nurses participated in the survey through a questionnaire with 43 questions about sociodemographic data, occupation, and relation to career. Descriptive statistics, frequency analysis, and Mann-Whitney U test were used for data analysis.

Results: Nurses from public and private hospitals have a high level of career commitment and a median level of career entrenchment.

Conclusions: Nurses have a stronger relation of affection and identification to career than a relation of stagnation, maintained primarily due to investments, followed by emotional costs and lack of alternatives. This fact is associated with individuals continuing in nursing and having a strong commitment to activities.

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- Standardized mean and classification of the level of the constructs anddimensions by type of hospital
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Mentions: As for the determination of the levels of the nurses' relation to the career accordingto type of hospital, means for each construct by type of institution are shown in Figure 1.


Levels of career commitment and career entrenchment of nurses from public and private hospitals.

Lima MP, Costa VM, Lopes LF, Balsan LA, dos Santos AS, Tomazzoni GC - Rev Lat Am Enfermagem (2015 Nov-Dec)

- Standardized mean and classification of the level of the constructs anddimensions by type of hospital
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f1: - Standardized mean and classification of the level of the constructs anddimensions by type of hospital
Mentions: As for the determination of the levels of the nurses' relation to the career accordingto type of hospital, means for each construct by type of institution are shown in Figure 1.

Bottom Line: Nurses from public and private hospitals have a high level of career commitment and a median level of career entrenchment.Nurses have a stronger relation of affection and identification to career than a relation of stagnation, maintained primarily due to investments, followed by emotional costs and lack of alternatives.This fact is associated with individuals continuing in nursing and having a strong commitment to activities.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the prevalence of the types of relations to career - commitment and entrenchment - of nurses from public and private hospitals.

Methods: Field survey with a quantitative approach. A total of 237 nurses participated in the survey through a questionnaire with 43 questions about sociodemographic data, occupation, and relation to career. Descriptive statistics, frequency analysis, and Mann-Whitney U test were used for data analysis.

Results: Nurses from public and private hospitals have a high level of career commitment and a median level of career entrenchment.

Conclusions: Nurses have a stronger relation of affection and identification to career than a relation of stagnation, maintained primarily due to investments, followed by emotional costs and lack of alternatives. This fact is associated with individuals continuing in nursing and having a strong commitment to activities.

No MeSH data available.