4th Asia-Pacific Global Summit & Expo on Healthcare
University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran
Title: The Effect of Emotional Intelligence (EI) Training on Nurses' Resiliency in Department of Psychiatry
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Biography: Mohammadali Hosseini
Introduction: Resiliency capacity as a predictor to prevent and reduce work stress is considered. In this context, one of the most important skills that can predict and improve the resiliency, having emotional intelligence. This study aimed to determine of effects of emotional intelligence training on nurses' resiliency in Department of Psychiatry (1393). Methods: In this semi experimental study, the study population consisted of nurses working in the psychiatric hospital Rouzbeh. 76 persons were that selected, that is based on input standards and calculation of volume sample. The people divided two groups. Intervention and control groups in sample random method. Data were collected with Demographic, Bar-on emotional intelligence and Conner and Davidson resiliency questionnaires. At first both groups were asked to fill in questionnaires. Then a one-day work shop was held for Intervention group then essential training about emotional intelligence and its skill with operational action was represented. After that internalization has been followed with written means such as educational pamphlets about Bar-on emotional intelligence skill for six weeks. At last, both questionnaires were filled again by two both Intervention and control groups. SPSS statistical software SPSS19 data using fisher, covariance, independent t-test, paired T was performed. Results: Results showed that no different between two group of intervention and control about demographic characteristics. The mean emotional intelligence Score was 329/72± 29/91 in intervention group, and 326/73± 36/55 in the control group before intervention, which respectively reached to 354/51± 37/27 in intervention group and 325/92± 34/92 in the control group after implementation of the intervention and this difference was Significant in intervention group (p=0/003). The mean resiliency Score was 61/71± 12/47 in intervention group, and 57/70± 15/14 in the control group before intervention, which respectively reached to 70/40± 13/48 in intervention group and 58/92± 13/71 in the control group after implementation of the intervention and this difference was Significant in intervention group (p=0/001). Conclusion: The result revealed that emotional intelligence skill training can improved nurse's resiliency in department of Psychiatry.