Nurse burnout, patient dissatisfaction linked to long nursing shifts.

  1. Results of University of Pennsylvania survey of nearly 23,000 RN's over 3 years:

    Nurse burnout, patient dissatisfaction linked to long nursing shifts.

    11/5/12

    Nurses working shifts of 10 hours or longer are over twice as likely to experience burnout as nurses working shorter shifts, and 7 out of 10 patient outcomes were significantly adversely affected by the longest shifts, according to groundbreaking research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and reported in Health Affairs.

    Health Affairs Journal Nov. 2012 article link: Nursing Burnout
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