Posted on May 11, 2016
Nurses are in a profession that requires them to be supportive and show sincere interest in their patients. As caregivers and educators, nurses take on a variety of roles as they care for patients day in and day out, leading some nurses to physical, mental and emotional exhaustion.
Check out some of Springer Publishing’s titles focused on avoiding burnout and reducing stress so that you and your patients have the best experience possible.
Posted on December 17, 2014
Stuart Beddows was the lead nurse at the endoscopy unit of a hospital in Walsall, United Kingdom. He had worked there for fifteen years. He was passionate about his work and dedicated to his patients, His supervisors and colleagues praised his work. But in September, he took his own life, a suicide attributed to the pressures of his job.
Said one of his sisters:
Posted on April 1, 2014
The below is an excerpt from Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Nursing, Chapter 6: A Heavy Heart Hurts. For more from Dr. Vidette Todaro-Franceschi, check out her title on our website.
The very same qualities that make us excel as carers also put us at risk for compassion...