Burnout leads to many negative outcomes in healthcare. From healthcare providers leaving healthcare to negative patient outcomes, the effects of burnout in healthcare impacts all of us. It is important to realize that the cause of burnout is not working too hard. Many of us have worked incredibly hard and long hours and felt energized […]
About Terri Bogue
Terri Bogue has a passion for helping people be healthy and happy, both physically and emotionally. As a clinical nurse specialist with over 30 years of experience in nursing, she understands how difficult healthcare and life is for patients and providers. Through this experience, she has developed tools that support healthcare providers in delivering effective and compassionate care to their patients and themselves and reducing healthcare-associated infections. She inspires people to learn what boundaries are and how to maintain them, both professionally and personally, cool down a conflict during heated situations, and prevent and recover from burnout.
Entries by Terri Bogue
Nurses and other emergency responders see some of the worst that humanity has to offer. Whether the trauma is caused by a natural event or human cruelty, the impact cannot be overstated. When you experience a trauma first- or second-hand through working with those who are injured, and you see awful things, your mind and […]
In professions that require a high degree of caring, like nursing, there’s sometimes discussion of compassion fatigue – the inability to continue to care because of the high levels of caring required just to get through the day. Caring people end up feeling as if they’ve lost themselves, because they simply don’t know how to […]
Learning how to manage the multiple demands placed on you is an important part of managing your personal agency and guarding against burnout. Managing demands is sometimes as easy as saying no – and sometimes it’s more complicated. Burnout In the first blog in our series, Thrive, Don’t Just Survive, we first defined burnout as […]
There’s more than one way to avoid burnout. For this blog, we define burnout as the perception that you cannot change your environment and thus have no personal agency (your ability to get things done). One approach to burnout prevention is ensuring that your personal agency never drops to a low level. Additionally, you can […]