What Causes Nurse Burnout, and How Do You Prevent It?

nurse burnoutEvery nurse is at a substantial risk of experiencing nurse burnout. There are several reasons why this is so:

  • Shift work Not an issue exclusively faced by nurses but a significant one nevertheless. This is especially prevalent if shift work is of a rotating nature and based on an irregular timetable.
  • Workloads Again, not an issue exclusive to nursing. All professions are being asked to do more with less. Increased productivity is a common KPI that management is required to meet. Nurses have the additional stress of trying to achieve improved productivity without compromising on patient care, education, and their own set of morals and ethics.

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2 Responses to What Causes Nurse Burnout, and How Do You Prevent It?

  1. GrimalkinRN says:

    I think you have a good start talking about nurse burnout, but I would like to see an article about compassion fatigue among nurses. I think it is more detrimental than nurse burnout, and we need to be able to recognize the differences between burnout (which can be relieved by a job change) and compassion fatigue (which can be treated with time out of work).

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