3 ways to combat nurse burnout

The Joint Commission outlined how organizations can help alleviate nurse burnout.

Three tips to know:

1. Educate nurses. Help nurses identify behaviors that stem from burnout and fatigue.

2. Customize EHR systems. Customizing EHRs to support nurse workflow can help alleviate stress caused by EHRs.

3. Conduct staff meetings. Discuss new organizational processes and include nurse input in staff meetings.

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