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Addressing the “public-health crisis” of nurse burnout

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Burnout of overworked nurses is being called a “public health crisis”. According to this Hospitals & Health Networks piece hospitals are addressing the problem in such ways as restructuring hospital leaderships and quiet “renewal rooms” where nurses can take breaks.

Some say that nurse burnout can be caused by the ‘moral distress’ of having to make difficult care decisions. So some hospitals use nursing simulations to practice how to make nurses’ ethical concerns heard,  according to NPR.

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