During the pandemic, nurse burnout escalated and turnover increased to a national average of 20%. As the pandemic fades, leaders can address nurse burnout by helping nurses become more resilient, retaining more nurses, and hiring enough permanent nurses.
During this discussion recorded on June 17th, 2021, Sharon Pappas, PhD RN FAAN, Chief Nurse Executive at Emory Healthcare, and Iman Abuzeid, MD, CEO at Incredible Health, shared strategies healthcare executives can implement to:
- Help nurses build resilience
- Retain nurses already on staff
- Hire more permanent nurses
Nurse stress levels are correlated with the number of assigned patients, so hiring enough permanent staff can help reduce burnout in nurse populations.
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