Herramientas prácticas del gestor enfermero para combatir el burnout

  1. Diego Ayuso Murillo 1
  2. Ana Colomer Sánchez 2
  3. Iván Herrera Peco 3
  4. Antonio López Peláez 4
  1. 1 Hospital Universitario de Getafe

    Hospital Universitario de Getafe

    Getafe, España

    ROR https://ror.org/01ehe5s81

  2. 2 Universidad Nebrija

    Universidad Nebrija

    Madrid, España

    ROR https://ror.org/03tzyrt94

  3. 3 Fundación para el Desarrollo de la Enfermería, Madrid
  4. 4 Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

    Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

    Madrid, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02msb5n36

Tesela: Revista de la Asociación Nacional de Directivos de Enfermería

ISSN: 1887-2255

Year of publication: 2015

Issue: 18

Pages: 10

Type: Article

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There is a high incidence of burnout among nurses, so this sensation of "being all dried up" affects both their personal and professional life. Keeping this in mind, we must analyze the forms burnout may appear in such a way that we know the importance of the syndrome and develop strategies to minimize it either from the clinical, psychosocial and professional point of view from the field of nursing management. As a major player in the fight against burnout in nursing, the figure of nurse manager is the most suitable for the role as it will be the professional with the greatest guarantee of success to implement preventive and corrective actions to prevent burnout. It can be either adopting a close and participative leadership or either creating environments that promote job satisfaction and reduce job stress, with an appropriate staff sizing. How these preventive activities can be performed? By applying a promotion of the motivation and recognition of the person qualified; by planning effectively the daily work; and by anticipating problems and dysfunctions providing efficient and creative solutions, without forgetting the generation of trust in work groups