ER clinicians and staff put themselves last on the list of those who need care. They also worry about their patients even when not at work, which adds more stress to the job of making life-and-death decisions every day.
Three ways to help them manage stress and avoid burnout have been identified. Slowing down to stop and focus, making sure they take care of themselves first and staying positive are important to keeping them healthy and focused. Read how these coping mechanisms can make a difference. http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/story/3-lessons-prevent-er-staff-burnout/2013-11-09?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss
How can ER staff members help protect each other from job burnout?