Research presented today at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo shows that a new test could identify healthcare professionals who are experiencing high levels of work-related stress and anxiety. As COVID-19 cases surge again, this test could play a critical role in helping healthcare professionals on the frontlines of the pandemic to get essential mental health support.
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses launches Hear Us Out, a nationwide effort to report nurses’ reality from the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and urge those who have yet to be vaccinated to reconsider
More than one-third of physician assistants (PAs) meet criteria for burnout, suggests a study in the September issue of JAAPA, Journal of the American Academy of PAs (AAPA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 40 percent of nurses and other health care workers had risks associated with an increased likelihood of burnout, reports a survey study in the August issue of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
More physical activity programming could mitigate the effects of stress and improve worker mental and emotional health.
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses expects 6,000+ progressive and critical care nurses to attend its virtual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI, #NTI2021) May 24-27.
To honor nurses and their dedication to care, especially as the frontline against the COVID-19 pandemic, Wolters Kluwer is celebrating Nurses Month 2021 this May with webinars featuring nurse experts sharing their insights on the future of healthcare and the transformation of the nursing workforce.
Meredith Mealer, PhD, RN, and Marc Moss, MD, from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, receive the 2021 AACN Pioneering Spirit Award in recognition of their collaborative work over the past 20 years to improve the mental health of healthcare workers, especially nurses.
With heavy workloads and high professional and personal demands, medical residents in training – and those in urology residency programs – face a high risk of burnout. At one urology department, a wellness program designed by and for residents produced meaningful reductions in burnout risks, reports a study in Urology Practice®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
A new paper published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society provides a roadmap that critical care clinicians’ professional societies can use to address burnout. While strongly needed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the roadmap has taken on even greater urgency due to reports of increasing pandemic-related burnout.
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A nationwide survey of critical care nurses points to workplace climate as an important target for efforts to promote clinician well-being and reduce burnout. Overall, one-third of the respondents reported burnout, which mirrors other studies that have found a high prevalence of burnout among critical care nurses.
Productivity loss and burnout are common among professionals with heavy workloads, especially for those with physically intensive jobs like professional athletes.
Five-article symposium in AACN journal focuses on promoting well-being and resilience in critical care nursing, including strategies to increase the frequency of positive emotion in daily life.
Join us on Thursday, July 9 at 11am EST as we talk with Dr. Lisa Coyne and answer your questions about burnout, both personally and professionally.
Nurses’ perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic are unique and essential to informing decisions made by federal leaders, and they should be included in key decision-making groups, urges the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
Heart and lung surgeons are fully aware of the difficulties that exist in the intensely demanding and competitive specialty of cardiothoracic surgery; even still, they report being extremely satisfied with their jobs—more so than ever before.
A study published in Critical Care Nurse identifies six self-care strategies to combat clinician burnout. Based on interviews conducted in 2017 and 2018, the research may offer guidance for healthcare teams responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic unfolds, healthcare professionals such as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are facing an unprecedented, ever-evolving crisis.
Almost two-thirds of surgeons reported an increase in neck pain after performing surgery, and one-quarter rated their neck or lower back pain as clinically significant, a new Mayo Clinic study has found. The research was published in the Journal of American College of Surgeons.
Professional recognition at work from both supervisors and coworkers may be associated with a lower risk of burnout in employees, suggests a study in the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Results from a survey of ICU nurses at the University of Tennessee Medical Center reinforce the importance of nurse leaders to the overall health of the work environment and to individual nurses’ professional quality of life.
In the first national study of its size, researchers at UC San Diego have found that nurses are at higher risk of suicide than the general population. Results were published in the February edition of WORLDviews on Evidence Based-Nursing.
Clinician burnout is affecting between one-third and one-half of all of U.S. nurses and physicians, and 45 to 60% of medical students and residents, according to a National Academy of Medicine (NAM) report released today.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing expert Cynda Rushton explains the 2019 National Academy of Medicine report on clinician burnout and provider well-being.
Medical schools’ efforts to reduce depression and burnout among trainees have focused on building their resilience. But putting this onus on clinicians has allowed schools to ignore the taxing training environments and policies that contribute to mental illness and suicide, a doctor’s commentary says.
Penn Medicine pilot finds increased job fulfillment, decreased burnout for critical care physicians working seven- versus 14-day rotations PHILADELPHIA – Shortening the length of rotations in a medical intensive care unit (MICU) from the traditional 14-consecutive day schedule to only…