PHOENIX, Arizona–The BetterNurse.org announces a new study about nurses’ burnout. According to the study, nurse burnout has reached alarming levels, with profound implications for nurses, their patients, and the healthcare system at large. The study sheds light on the magnitude of the issue and its impact on the healthcare workforce.

The study reveals that Arizona is the state where nurses are currently experiencing the highest levels of burnout, followed by New Jersey, Minnesota, Ohio, California, Texas, Florida, Michigan, New York, and Illinois. It also highlights Los Angeles, CA, as the metro area where nurses are experiencing the highest levels of burnout.

The study identifies the week of November 26th to December 2nd, 2023, as the time when nurses experienced the highest levels of burnout. Additionally, the week of April 17 to April 23, 2022, saw the highest level of nurse burnout in the last five years. November has the highest level of nurse burnout.

Beyond the numbers, the study explores the root causes of burnout, which include understaffing and unmanageable workloads. It also delves into the emotional toll on nurses, including feelings of energy depletion, increased mental distance from their jobs, and reduced professional efficacy.

As part of its commitment to tackling this issue, the study explores potential solutions, ranging from individual self-care strategies to systemic changes and legislative advocacy. The study underscores the urgency of addressing nurse burnout and calls for collective action and a profound commitment to change. By understanding the causes, identifying key trends, and implementing strategic solutions, everyone can work towards a healthcare system that supports the well-being of dedicated nursing professionals.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Zach Jacobson, Director zach@betternurse.org
For the complete study, please visit https://betternurse.org/nurse-burnout-statistics/.