OPEN ACCESS

PEER-REVIEWED

Comparative Study

| Published: July 30, 2018

Lived Experiences of Faculty Affected During Floods

Priya. S ,

Lecturer, Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Latha Venkatesan ,

Principal, Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Vijayalakshmi. K

Professor, Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.030/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.030

ABSTRACT

The   environment   is  a  balance  of  impacts  which  can  either be   positive  or  negative. One  of  the  negative  impacts  which  can  cause  a  marked  disaster  to     life  is  flood.  A qualitative study was conducted to explore the lived experiences of faculty affected during the floods at selected nursing college in Chennai.  Methods: This study was conducted using, a qualitative research design with phenomenological approach at selected nursing College in Chennai, Tamil Nadu- South India. Twelve faculty members who were severely affected during floods were selected through the purposive sampling technique. Data was collected using Open ended, probing and leading questions to explore the lived experiences of faculty through in depth personal interview that facilitated free conversation. Results: Data was analyzed based on the Van Kaam’s methodology. From the collected data six essential themes were developed which were on the following dimensions such as physical dimensions, psychological dimensions, social dimensions, spiritual dimensions, financial dimensions and academic dimensions. The themes, which emerged reflected the need for holistic dimension of disaster care for the faculty affected during flood.
Responding Author Information

Priya. S @ sivpriya2007@gmail.com

Find On

Article Metrics

ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.030/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.030

Download: 9

Published in   Volume 06, Issue 3, July-September, 2018

Pin It on Pinterest