Workplace Violence against the Nurses Working in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital of Eastern Nepal
Background: Workplace violence in the health sector is a worldwide concern with healthcare workers begin at high risk of being victims. Objectives: The objectives of this study was to assess workplace violence against nurses working in BP Koirala Institute of Health Science, to find out the perpetrators, to assess the reasons of workplace violence and to find out the association of workplace violence with selected variables. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study design was carried out using self-administered questionnaire to collect data on different aspects of workplace violence against nurses working in BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences. Population proportionate simple random sampling technique was used for data collection. Total 110 calculated samples having job experience for at least one year were enrolled in the study.