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Nurse Burnout: What You Need To Know

NURSE BURNOUT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Workplace fatigue could happen to any employee, but nurse burnout can have more negative consequences – for nurses as well as patients. Here's a closer look at this common malady and how to combat it. Causes of Burnout Nurse burnout is a condition triggered by work-related stress that includes three primary aspects: • Emotional exhaustion – feeling overwhelmed, helpless and hopeless • Depersonalization (detachment) – feeling less empathy toward others • Low personal accomplishment – feeling inadequate or incompetent at work Symptoms Anxiety Insomnia Lack of appropriate emotions Avoiding work/calling in when not physically sick Feeling insignificant in the workplace Depression Physical illness Difficulty concentrating 15.6% OF NURSES experience burnout, yet 50% plan to stay at their current position? 41% OF NURSES feel unengaged' NURSE BURNOUT is a leading quality and patient safety concern in a survey of healthcare systems? 5% OF HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS believe they are “highly effective" at addressing 56% OF ORGANIZATIONS report they are slightly or highly ineffective at addressing burnout? One study found 33% OF NURSES in hospitals and 37% OF NURSES in nursing homes report burnout³ nurse burnout² Sources: 1 | 2 3 Combatting Nurse Burnout • Implement wellness programs that teach stress management strategies. Create collaborative, respectful work environments where nurses feel valued. • Use employee scheduling software to free nurse managers' time. • Encourage healthy behaviors such as nutritious diets and regular exercise. Stay alert to nurses' emotional and physical health. Schedule Anywhere Sources:|

Nurse Burnout: What You Need To Know

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Avoiding Healthcare Professional burnout by way of scheduling software




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