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Dehghan Tezerjani A, Zareei Mahmoodamadi H, Vaziri Yazdi S. Developing and Validating of Stress Management Training Package Based on the Lived Experiences of Nurses Working in the COVID-19 Ward of Shahid Sadoughi Hospital, Yazd, Iran: A Mixed Method Study. TB 2022; 21 (3) :53-65
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Department of psychology and educational sceinces, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran. , zareei_h@yahoo.com
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Received:2022/03/16                                       Accepted:2022/09/1

Developing and Validating of Stress Management Training Package Based on the Lived Experiences
 of Nurses Working in the COVID-19 Ward of Shahid Sadoughi Hospital, Yazd, Iran: A Mixed Method Study

Ashraf Sadat Dehghan Tezerjani (P.hD.)1, Hassan Zareei Mahmoodabadi (P.hD.)2, Saeed Vaziri Yazdi (P.hD.)3

1.PhD Student of Counseling, Department of Counseling and Guidance, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Yazd Branch, Yazd, Iran.
2.Corresponding Author:Associate Professor, Department of psychology and educational sceinces, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran. Email: zareei_h@yahoo.com     Tel: 035-31233570
3.Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Yazd Branch, Yazd, Iran.

Introduction: Nurses played an effective role in the fight against COVID-19. The difficult physical and mental conditions that the nurses faced increased the stress in their work and family life. This study was conducted with the aim of developing and validating of stress management training package based on the lived experiences of nurses working in the COVID-19 ward in 2020.
Methods: The study was based on an exploratory sequential mixed method design. The first stage was done qualitatively and based on descriptive phenomenological strategy. Based on targeted sampling, 20 nurses were selected from the COVID-19 ward of Shahid Sadoughi Hospital in Yazd. The semi-structured interview was conducted, recorded, and written. In the quantitative stage for the validation of the package, while using the face validity and content validity, a panel of 12 experts was used for evaluation .
Results: After extracting 9 main categories, the training package was developed according to the findings. Content validity index (CVI) and content validity ratio (CVR) were used to validate it. The coefficients in all items for the CVI were higher than 0.79 and for the CVR were higher than 0.56.
Conclusion: Empowering nurses in stress management is one of the effective ways to deal with this disease. Also, the training package has good face and content validity and has the necessary validity for educational and research applications.

Keywords: Stress Management, Lived Experience, Nurses, COVID-19, Mixed Method Study
Conflict of interest: The authors declared that there is no conflict of interest.


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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2022/03/16 | Accepted: 2022/09/1 | Published: 2022/09/1

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