Joint Commission Issues Quick Safety Issue 50 - Developing Resilience to Combat Nurse Burnout

Published: 07/19/2019

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has published Quick Safety Issue 50 addressing nurse burnout. According to TJC, organizations have a responsibility to address nurse burnout, which is an identified patient safety issue. The recently released National Nursing Engagement report finds that among the 2000+ respondents 15.6% of all nurses self-reported feelings of burnout. Highlighting the need for action, the survey also found that of those nurses reporting burnout – 50% also reported no plans to leave t

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