2019, Cilt 6, Sayı 1, Sayfa(lar) 001-009
Nurses' Professional Behaviors and Burnout Levels
Recep Can1, Kemal Macit Hisar2
1Isparta Şarkikaraağaç Doktor Sadettin Bilgiç Devlet Hastanesi, Isparta Devlet Hastanesi, Isparta, Türkiye
2Selçuk Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Halk Sağlığı Anabilim Dalı, Konya, Türkiye
Keywords: Burnout, nursing, professionalism

Aim: This study was conducted to determine the levels of professionalism and burnout in nurses.

Material and Methods: This study was conducted as a descriptive study. The universe of the research was formed by nurses working in public health institutions in a province. Purposive sampling was used as the sampling method. A questionnaire consisting of three parts was used as the data collection tool in the research. The first part of the questionnaire contains personal information form, the second part is the Professional Behavior Evaluation Inventory (HPDE) and the third part is the Maslach Burnout Scale.

Results: Thirty-six percent of the nurses works in inpatient clinics, 59.6% are in the age range of 36-45 years and 78.7% are females. It was found that there was a negative and low level of significant relationship between social service provision and qualification and continuing education subscale and emotional exhaustion from professionalism behaviors of nurses. According to the significance of the regression coefficients, it was determined that the qualification and the continuing education subscales have a negative effect on the emotional burnout.

Conclusion: It was found that the nurses' professionalism behavior was low and the level of burnout was high. According to these results, it is recommended that training and practices be carried out.