32nd International Conference on Oncology Nursing and Cancer Care
Singapore City, singapore
Istanbul University, Turkey
Title: Qualitatıve Analysis of Emotional Thoughts Through This Experience in The Perspective of Nurses who Have Been Working Experience in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Service
Biography: Sevil Inal
Aim: In this study, it was aimed to qualitatively analyze the feelings, thoughts and meanings of the nurses who had experience in child hematology in the past.
Method: In this qualitative study, in-depth interviews were conducted with 15 nurses between 29 and 53 years of age who had previously worked in child hematology-oncology unit. Interviews were conducted with a semi-structured interview form. Each interview lasted 20-30 minute. Some of the questions are: What kind of experiences do you experience when you think about the periods you are working in hematology-oncology service? Do you explain the reason for living these feelings? The data were analyzed with QSR NVivo 7 software.
Results: From the perspective of the nurses who had experience working in the pediatric hematology-oncology service in the past, five main themes and sub-themes related to emotions and thoughts towards this experiment were identified in the study. 1) Positive and negative emotions: (a) fear and anxiety, (b) desperation, pity, guilt, (c) burnout, (d) longing; 2) Being coping 3) Professional implications 4) Meaning of life 5) Unmet needs and suggestions.
Conclusions: Working in hematology should be viewed as a multidimensional situation that affects the way nurses view their profession and life, leading to a wide range of emotional lives. Data obtained from this study can be used to strengthen hematologic nurses.
Keywords— cancer, child, care, hematology, nursing