Burnout Prevention among Nursing Instructors

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Thanapol Bundasak
Kanokporn Thiankumsri
Sattawas Udonsat


Burnout is a result of accumulated stress over a long period of time, which is mostly found among public health personnel. This is because of the stress-related workload and pressure. A person who has burnout would show three main symptoms: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and decreased occupational accomplishment. These indications would lead to a lack of motivation and interest in the roles that an individual would have fully enjoyed. Resulting in reduced performance in the organization, finally they would resign from their job. However, burnout can be prevented at both the individual and corporate levels. This would help the person to develop commitment, focus, goals, and happiness in their work; thus, this would result in greater work efficiency and achieving the vision of the organization. Therefore, this article aimed to present a definition of burnout, the associated factors of burnout, symptoms of burnout, effects of burnout, working phases leading to burnout, and an investigation and the prevention of burnout.

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