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Running head: PICOT PAPER: REDUCING NURSE BURNOUTPICOT Paper: Reducing Nurse BurnoutGrand Canyon UniversityProfessional Capstone and PracticumDATE1
PICOT PAPER: REDUCING NURSE BURNOUTProblemNurses in the American healthcare system experience heavy workloads due to four mainreasons namely a decrease in patient’slos, an increase in the demand for nurses, an increase inovertime, a decrease in staffing, and an inadequate supply of nurses. It is worth mentioning thatdue to an increase in the aging population, the demand for nurses will continue to increase. It isfor this reason thatCarayon & Gurses (2020) estimated that, between the years 2000-2020, theUS population will have grown by 18% yet the population of individuals aged 65 years and olderwill grow by 54%. Secondly, the current nurses’ supply is inadequate to meet the demand.Carayon & Gurses (2020) further approximate that, this nursing shortage will worsen as thefuture demand for nurses continues to increase yet nursing institutions of higher learning cannotkeep up with the continuously increasing education demand for nurses. When there is a shortageof nurses, there is an increase in the nursing workload for those on the job.Evidence-Based SolutionClarke & Donaldson (2020) refer to the IOM landmark report that highlights thesignificance of nurse staffing in providing quality care.As a health policy issue with muchconsensus, the researchers propose adequate nurse staffing as the most effective strategy toincrease nurses’ retention and reducing the nursing workload. Besides, staffing should also

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Nursing, nurse burnout, Healthcare Research and Quality, Patient Care Quality and Safety

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