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SOCIAL AND ETHICAL CHALLENGES FACED BY THE NURSES POSTED IN COVID CARE UNIT IN SELECTED HOSPITAL OF JAMMU: A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY
Bharvi Shah* and Dr. Anu Gauba
Introduction: Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, which has posed a major challenge to the health care systems across the world. Health care workers especially nurses are committed to serve the society and the biggest challenge they face today is to cure and care for the people affected with COVID-19. Objectives: The study is attempted to assess the social and ethical challenges faced by the staff nurses posted in COVID care unit. It is also attempted to find out the association between social and ethical challenges faced by the nurses posted at COVID care unit and selected socio-demographic variables. Methods: A quantitative, descriptive research design was used at COVID care unit of Chest Disease Hospital, Jammu to conduct the study. Sixty-five staff nurses were selected from Chest disease hospital, Jammu by using purposive sampling technique. A structured rating scale was developed to assess the social and ethical challenges faced by nurses posted in COVID care unit. Results: The data collected was analyzed using descriptive and interferential statistics. The findings revealed majority of the staff nurses i.e. 49.2% have agreed on facing social challenges and 44.6% have agreed on facing ethical challenges also. There was no association found between social and ethical challenges faced by nurses posted at COVID care unit with demographic variables. Conclusion: The result of the study implies that most of the staff nurses agreed for facing social and ethical issues during the posting in COVID care unit. To reduce or prevent these kind of challenges, staff nurses should be well trained. They should get support from the management and administration. This study also indicates that the staff nurses should get support from their family members, friends and society.[Full Text Article]