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Clinician Well-Being: Joy in Work

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Advanced Practice Nursing Leadership: A Global Perspective

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A sense of well-being has emerged as a significant factor affecting a clinician’s ability to engage in the care of patients. Both patient outcomes and individual health rely on clinicians experiencing professional fulfillment through meaningful work in a supportive environment along with having the ability to cope with anticipated daily stress. The emotional toll of caring for people and the increasing burdens on workload for clinicians have fueled an epidemic of burnout which threatens to harm patients and drive advanced practice professionals from their chosen work. Individuals and their organizations share the responsibility to promote resilience and offer supports to ensure evidence-based approaches to provide care to caregivers. When advanced practice nurses address work environment concerns with their organizational partners and team, and adopt practices that reduce stress and foster resilience, they can maintain or restore joy in work.

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Ross, S., Cipriano, P. (2020). Clinician Well-Being: Joy in Work. In: Hassmiller, S.B., Pulcini, J. (eds) Advanced Practice Nursing Leadership: A Global Perspective. Advanced Practice in Nursing. Springer, Cham.

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