Reignite: Fighting Burnout With a Virtual Resiliency Program for Nurse Leaders

      An innovative program for nurse leaders offered virtually by the American Organization for Nursing Leadership to build resilience and combat burnout was implemented and evaluated. It consisted of strategies to build a community of support. The evaluation plan included analysis of preintervention and postintervention results of the Maslach Burnout Inventory – General Survey and open-ended questions for qualitative analysis. Participants' burnout levels remained consistent throughout the program. Resiliency practices learned and implemented are reported. Strategies nurse leaders can use to impact nurse burnout are described.
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      Michelle Stemley, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is the Vice President of Patient Care at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center, Fort Worth. She can be reached at [email protected]