In a 2011 survey by the American Nurses Association, three out of four nurses cited stress and overwork as a top health concern.
Any nurse knows there is risk of burning out, but how do you know when you’re ready to try something besides direct patient care?
Whenever you reach the point of exhaustion, you remember that you became a nurse because you wanted to help people. You don’t see yourself doing anything else. So if you’re still passionate about nursing, what can you do? Is it possible to remain in the nursing field but still get some sort of reprieve from the fatigue and stress?