Compassionate Fatigue Case Study

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Poor professional quality of life(PQOL), results in difficulty with staff retention, lateness, absenteeism, and low morale resulting to an unhealthy workplace which ends up affecting patient care and outcomes. The contributing factors for compassionate fatigue are the feeling of unprepared to care for those who are suffering, death overload and moral distress. Staff members with compassionate fatigue, feel emotionally exhausted, but they keep going, caring for others even though it hurts them.When compassionate fatigue is unresolved, it leads to burnout which develops gradually. Other factors that contribute to burnout are lack of resources, inadequate staffing, poor communication, incivility, and ineffective management. One’s dissatisfaction

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