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NURSE BURNOUT 2 Hospital Nurse Burnout Nurse burnout has been a thorny issue over time for nurses. It has been a reglect having this issue at this era. However, it has become as a blessing in disguise in the sense that more can be done to improve on nursing welfare for the sake of improving the nursing profession. Additionally, nurse burnout has been characterized as the departure from nurse welfare orientation and focusing on patient centered. However, this contributes to more problem in nursing filed. Nurse burnout can be described as the nurse exhaustion and tiredness due to various factors among them more work schedule and reduced nurse staffing ratio. It has been categorized as the leading cause of nurse turnover and decreased quality of health services (Garrett, 2016). Nurse burnout can be equated to total nurse breakdown due to lack of motivation and appreciation. With leaders concentrating on making profits, the nurses roles become vulnerable especially when their population decreases in the said hospital. This problem of nurse exhaustion is more prevalent in health care providing institutions such as hospitals, hospices and other clinics. In hospitals that serves more population, it is highly likely that there would be more nurse turnover when the case of nurse staffing becomes an issue. It is triggered by lack of proper caring and delving in to nurse welfare. Variety of studies have shown that nurse burnout affects the quality of health care provided to the patients and the satisfaction of the patient towards the service they receive from the nurses. In a survey carried out by Kronos in 2017, 85 percent of the study nurses were reported to having fatigue and 63% admitted to having burnout (Hentati, 2017). Nurse burnout has become more common and it is prevalence in all institution due to the workload in the organization. In a research carried out in Miami Florida, it was identified that nurses who have
NURSE BURNOUT 3 worked I the long run and are experienced have a higher odd of burnout as compared to the new nurses. Other factors that were discovered to be influencing the burnout rates in the research include environment, family commitment and demographic factors (Seichter, 2018). Nurses

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