Burnout is one of worst things that can happen to you as a nurse. Blood, guts, and gore — these things don’t phase us. But, burnout? It’s that one thing that can make you take off your scrubs and never want to wear them again.
What is the ideal nurse-patient ratio? What are the errors that begin to occur when staffing breeches that magic number?
As nurses and healthcare providers we are constantly busy caring for others, but it’s important to remember to practice self-care.
Check out our infographic below to read more about facility challenges, the impact of engagement among nursing staff, and how to encourage engagement in nurses to help reach departmental and facility-wide goals.
Anxiety can significantly impact many nurses’ work environments. Personally speaking, nothing has shaped my career as a nurse more than anxiety derived from negative nursing experiences.
The trauma nurses experience extends beyond PTSD to a condition called vicarious trauma, the end result of the constant compassion fatigue they experience at work. The good news is that there are things nurses can do to outwit their negative brains, boost their happy hormones, relieve stress, and cope better.