COVID-19, burnout may lead to nursing workforce shortage ‘in years to come’

ORLANDO — Burnout and the personal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic among health care providers may lead to a long-term nursing shortage nationwide, according to a presenter at the 2022 Rheumatology Nurses Society Annual Conference.
“The combination of burnout and the pandemic could put the United States in a position of a nursing workforce shortage in years to come,” Carrie Beach, BSN, RN-BC, president of RNS and staff rheumatology nurse at the Columbus Arthritis Center, in Columbus, Ohio, told attendees.

To combat these effects, Beach stressed that self-care and positive

ORLANDO — Burnout and the personal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic among health care providers may lead to a long-term nursing shortage nationwide, according to a presenter at the 2022 Rheumatology Nurses Society Annual Conference.
“The combination of burnout and the pandemic could put the United States in a position of a nursing workforce shortage in years to come,” Carrie Beach, BSN, RN-BC, president of RNS and staff rheumatology nurse at the Columbus Arthritis Center, in Columbus, Ohio, told attendees.

To combat these effects, Beach stressed that self-care and positive