The Importance Of Nurse Burnout In Nursing

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In today’s society, the nursing profession experiences high levels of stress and burnout. Oftentimes, manual labor preformed by nurses requires close interaction with patients, either physically or mentally. Therefore, it is common for one to deal with intense manner such as fear, distortion, pain, frustration, etc. Due to the fact of daily stress and workload, nurses tend to become burned out. The use of the term, burnout refers to stressful aspects, eventually generating unpleasant attitude that affects patient care. Also the unsatisfactory feeling of doing a job they formerly admired. In addition, to no longer maintaining the passion and effort they once upheld. This paper will discuss the risk factors associated to nurse burnout. To begin with, nurses are prone to deal with stressful events. As a nurse you are exposed to traumatic situations especially when it comes to witnessing death. Even though nurses are taught to deal with complications among patients, staff or any circumstance there will always be events that can’t be unseen. According to Skorobogatova, “Long-lasting stress that is common in nursing and sometimes leads to mental, physical, and emotional exhaustion may subsequently lead to burnout” (Skorobogatova et al, 2017). In other words, it depends on how one might act in a stressful event. Stressful experiences can either push an individual over the edge in both mental and physical state. On the other hand, stress can also be used as an opportunity allowing
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