Nursing Content Highlights
Workforce Well-Being and Staffing Challenges at UCLA Health
Providing safe, high-quality care is a tenet of healthcare organizations everywhere. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated disruptions in the nursing workforce. The purpose of this presentation is to present one health system’s approach to re-thinking workforce planning by adopting strategies that ensure both workforce safety and well-being.
Healing and Thriving Again: Revitalizing the Nursing Workforce
The pandemic has intensified long standing structural, systemic, and societal challenges in healthcare. Nurses and their leaders have carried a significant residue during the pandemic that has degraded their wellbeing and wholeness.
Caring for the Caregiver: Understanding Compassion Fatigue and Opportunities to Heal
According to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (2019), 35-54% of nurses and physicians in the United States have symptoms of burnout. Safe spaces are crucial for nurses to talk about their fears and anxiety.
Frontline Nursing Under COVID: A War with Many Fronts
The nursing profession has faced stunning challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pre-pandemic, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected a deficit of 1 million nurses by 2026. Burnout is an oft-cited factor in nurses’ exit from practice. This implies that nurses’ individual characteristics are the impetus for turnover and ignore the impact of workplace moral dilemmas.