Prior to COVID, little thought was given to the dangers that nurses encounter on a daily basis during the delivery of healthcare. The purpose of this presentation is to increase the awareness of the emotional, psychological and physical stressors encountered by nurses during the delivery of care and to encourage organizational support of nurses and the unique challenges they face on a daily basis.
- Recognize the prevalence of burnout, compassion fatigue, and suicide among nurses
- Identify risk factors associated with burnout, compassion fatigue, and suicide among nurses
- Discuss self-care interventions nurses can take to prevent burnout and compassion fatigue