A recent story on PBS NewsHour has recently looked at nurses’ vulnerability to burnout, and how it is impacting quality care. The story is part of the PBS series titled, “Critical Care: The Future of Nursing,” released on November 28.
According to the story:
Burnout among health workers, including nurses, can lead to preventable medical errors, which adversely affects healthcare quality and patient safety. This story emphasizes the importance of creating a culture of wellness within healthcare organizations–institutions that invest in the well-being of nurses see lower levels of burnout, depression, and stress, which ultimately benefits both providers and patients.Read More >>