Proposal to nursing with complementary therapies for the approach psychosocial risk factors at work

Introduction: It is recognized that the work generates positive effects on people and economic security, well-being and satisfaction, both of which offer benefits in all areas, including health. Despite this, the world of work now requires decisions, think critically, lead, besides having expertise...

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Autores Principales: Ceballos Vásquez, Paula Andrea, Vílchez Barboza, Vivian, Valenzuela Suazo, Sandra
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/enfermeria/article/view/22206
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/19470
Sumario: Introduction: It is recognized that the work generates positive effects on people and economic security, well-being and satisfaction, both of which offer benefits in all areas, including health. Despite this, the world of work now requires decisions, think critically, lead, besides having expertise to perform tasks efficiently and effectively, which may result in overload and discomfort affecting physically, psychologically and socially an individual.Developing: This article is a theoretical reflection conducted with the purpose of contributing from the discipline of nursing, facing the psychosocial risk factors at work through the usage of complementary and/or alternative therapies. This is proposed since nursing possesses knowledge linked to holistic care and healthcare promotion. For that purpose, the current legal framework globally and nationally, and the disciplinary bases for nursing, are presented, which contribute to the implementation of complementary or alternative therapies on occupational health.Conclusion: As closing remarks, it is proposed that nursing possesses disciplinary bases which advocate for the workers healthcare through the usage of complementary therapies. Therefore, that profession might present theoretical and scientific fundamentals to the occupational healthcare in order to face psychosocial risk factors at work with a transforming perspective.