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  1. Burned out?

    I am a relatively new nurse. 2.5 years. I was a CNA before that for 3 years. I started as a nurse in LTC/Acute Care and have made my way through SNF/Acute Rehab and now in Assisted Living. I can't stand my job anymore. I have been feeling like this s...
  2. Dear Nurse Beth, I've been an RN for a few years and currently work in the ICU setting. I work nights and even though I'm no longer Full-Time, I'm just burned on night shift. I can't work 12 hour days though for childcare reasons. An opportunity has ...
  3. emmjayy

    Burned out

    I've been a nurse for 9 months. Started off in a MICU. I just feel so burned out. I've been off orientation for a little over 3 months. I feel stupid 99% of the time. I just had two bad weeks in a row, with poor patient outcomes (one through no fault...
  4. Burned out from my floor

    Hello everyone! I am a longtime reader and first time poster today. I work on a neurology med/surg floor and I have been here for 1 year. When I first started our ratio was 3-4:1 which was great and fine. Recently, our hospital has been making a...
  5. Adina bat Reuven

    Another thread about burn out

    Hi all, I have been the caretaker to my mother for the last 5 years. This with the demands of nursing proved to be too much and now I only function as a glorified medication assistant per diem at an assisted living. My mother recently passed and now ...
  6. SO... Things are more different every day than when I started nursing over ten years ago. The advances and technology I can flow with. Some other things not so well. I have worked ICU, LTAC, Med/Surg, Peds, Oncology, Float, and PACU. No matter what t...
  7. What to do about burn out?

    My give a damn is broken....and it has been broken for a few years now. I have taken a less stressful job part time in Home Health...it has helped with this some. Unfortunately my husband is ill and has been out of work for a year now. So I have to h...
  8. Burning out

    Hi there, I've been an RN for almost 6 years. I've worked in a few different areas trying to find my niche. I really enjoy patient interactions although I'm beginning to think that nursing isn't really for me. I've lost my passion for the career &...
  9. Haven’t found my niche

    I feel like I made a mistake going into nursing. I wanted to help others and do like the job security and options. The problem is, I’ve tried so many different specialties and do not like any of them. I’m getting burned out. I really want to get out ...
  10. Hi everyone. I’ve been working as a bedside RPN on a medical floor for the past three years. And I am starting to feel extreme burnout and overwhelmed. I feel more stressed now after three years with my feet on the floor then when I first started if...
  11. Just Feeling Done With Nursing

    I hate to even write this but I know all of you will understand. I WANT OUT of nursing. I’m an RN at a LTC/subacute facility. I work the subacute floor. I love the patients, but I am sick and tired of the BS that comes along with everything. We are...
  12. Burned out!

    Hi, I started a new job in March (part-time)in pain medicine at a teaching hospital back in March. I worked in pain medicine and orthopedic ambulatory as a preop/postop nurse for 4 years prior. My new job entails triaging calls, medication PA, preop/...
  13. Burned Out or Just The Way It Is?

    I've been in the nursing field for 4.5 years now, though I find it hard to believe I've made it that long at times. With every nursing job I've had so far, I seem to come across this brick wall that I smack right into and can't seem to get around. I ...
  14. I'm in an accelerated "leadership" program (as they sometimes put it), which has us taking frequent ATI tests on top of classes. If you don't make the mark they want on the ATI, you lose 1-2 letter grades in the respective class. (Apparently it used ...
  15. Hi all! I’ll be headed back to my job as an elementary school nurse in a few weeks. I am absolutely dreading it and really want to change the direction of my career. Unfortunately, I need to stay in my current job for the time being. I have been...
  16. New Grad Burn Out

    Hi everyone I fee like I am burning out. I work on a med-surg/psych floor that is know in the hospital as a dumping ground. To give you an example, whenever we get a float in my unit, the floats will always say things like “how can you work in this u...
  17. Burned out on telephone triage

    I've been doing telephone triage for pediatric and adult neurology clinics for roughly 3 years. I've been burned out for so long. It's exhausting to sit all day, get yelled at on the phone and never be thanked for what I do. I answer between 50 to 70...
  18. Preventative MeasuresBurnout has been a topic well researched starting with Maslach, Jackson, Leiter, Schaufeli, and Schwab (1986). As someone who has been reading literature and spending a tremendous amount of time over the past few years thinking ...