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Workplace wellness for HIV/AIDS-affected nurses in South Africa.
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PMID:  23299210     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Purpose: The development of a framework for a workplace wellness programme for HIV/AIDS infected and/or affected nurses in South Africa, who comprise registered nurses and midwives, enrolled staff nurses and auxiliary nurses. Research objectives: To identify and describe components for a framework of a workplace wellness programme. Background: Registered nurses and midwives, enrolled staff nurses and auxiliary nurses (referred to as nurses) in the South African nursing workforce are confronted daily with HIV/AIDS in the workplace due to the high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate among sexually and economically active adult women between 15-49 years of age. The research explains how health and wellness could be promoted by instituting a workplace wellness programme. Research design: Quantitative descriptive research. Findings: The nurses emphasised the threat of HIV/AIDS and considered a workplace wellness programme a priority. Conclusion: A logic model underpinned the workplace wellness programme framework.
Authors:
Helena Aletta Basson; Lizeth Roets
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0966-0461     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Nurs     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212059     Medline TA:  Br J Nurs     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  38-44     Citation Subset:  N    
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