Six characteristics that lead to compassion fatigue and burnout in nurses

Six characteristics that lead to compassion fatigue and burnout in nurses

In a great article, Peters (2018) explores research by multiple experts in the field of CF and burnout in nursing and identifies six characteristics that can lead to CF: As noted above, four of the six characteristics that can lead to CF are out of nurses’ control because compassion is required in nursing, and exposure…

Nurses thoughts about why healthcare is failing them and their patients

Nurses thoughts about why healthcare is failing them and their patients

It is the one in the house who knows where the roof leaks.~ African proverb ~This beautiful African Proverb says it all! Nurses are the ones who know where the roof leaks in healthcare because they are the ones who are physically there. I’d like to share three key points from a poll described in…