Tag: nurse burnout

Nurse leaders on how to improve nurse wellness, reduce burnout

Takeaways Research shows that there are high nurse burnout rates from systemic workplace issues, including unmanageable case-loads, poor communication, excessive administrative burdens and an overall lack of care. Nurse wellness programs—including resilience training, peer-to-peer counseling, and meditation—are critical, because of high exposure to trauma and suffering, but these efforts need…

Read More

By: Brita Belli
February 27, 2024
Share

Stronger academic partnerships could improve nurse recruitment

Editor's Note Chief Nursing Officers should reestablish academic partnerships in order to strengthen pipelines into the nursing industry that were fractured during the COVID-19 pandemic, according a January 29 analysis in Health Leaders Media. As the healthcare industry nationwide struggles with inadequate staffing, widespread nurse burnout, and many veteran nurses…

Read More

By: Brita Belli
January 31, 2024
Share

Nurse burnout may contribute to increased hospitalizations for older patients

Editor's Note: Recent data show a direct correlation between nurse practitioner (NP) burnout and patients– particularly older adults with chronic diseases – utilizing the hospital and emergency department. Sage Journals published the findings on December 25. In 2018 and 2019, researchers collected survey data related to burnout from 1,244 primary…

Read More

By: Brita Belli
January 18, 2024
Share

Nurse leader survey finds 12% plan to leave in next 6 months

Editor's Note:  A new survey from the American Organization for Nursing Leadership Foundation found that 12% of nurse leaders are planning to leave their position in the next six months, underscoring the ongoing issues of nurse retention and burnout post-pandemic. The five-part longitudinal study, which began in 2020, explores the…

Read More

By: Brita Belli
January 17, 2024
Share

Mental health peer support more common among health systems

Editor's Note Healthcare systems are increasingly leveraging peer support programs to help reduce staff burnout and combat problems of loneliness and isolation. Examples cited in a January 4 report from Becker’s Hospital Review include: NYC Health + Hospitals has assigned each unit a “well-being buddy”–a volunteer who checks in on…

Read More

By: Brita Belli
January 5, 2024
Share

Taking a hands-on approach: A day in the OR manager role

Kim Rosencrans, RN, BSN, has worked as a surgical nurse in a number of successively more senior roles over the past 20 plus years—and she has retained a hands-on approach, even as an OR manager in the Surgery Department at Trinity Health in North Dakota, one of the nation’s largest…

Read More

By: Brita Belli
December 20, 2023
Share

Award winners stress collaboration, flexibility, asking for help

Emerging from the thick of the pandemic has been tough for OR managers and clinicians, between rampant healthcare industry burnout and other challenges. Yet the winners of this year’s OR Manager leadership awards, presented at the OR Manager Conference, are proving that the right combination of hard work, empathy, and…

Read More

By: Marisa Torrieri
December 20, 2023
Share

Study shows virtual nursing has a perception problem

Editor's Note A study from Panda Health, a digital health company, found that virtual nursing has the lowest adoption rate among digital hospital tools and is perceived as having exaggerated value by hospital leaders, according Becker's Health IT December 13. The survey of 100 hospital leaders found that just 13%…

Read More

By: Brita Belli
December 19, 2023
Share

Survey reveals how nurses would like to allocate their shift hours

Editor’s Note Nurses would like to significantly increase time spent with patients, coaching fellow nurses, and pursuing professional growth, according to survey data published on May 26 by McKinsey & Company. The survey included questions regarding how nurses spend their time during a typical shift (broken down across 69 specific activities)…

Read More

By: Brita Belli
December 12, 2023
Share

Looking more closely at nurse burnout, impact on quality care

Editor's Note 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: A federal study last…

Read More

By: Brita Belli
December 5, 2023
Share

Join our community

Learn More
Video Spotlight
Live chat by BoldChat