Burnout and Its Contributing Factors Among Midlevel Academic Nurse Leaders

Published in the Journal of Nursing Education, the following study was designed to determine the frequency, predictors, and potential retention consequences of burnout among midlevel academic nurse leaders, such as assistant deans, associate deans, and others. The sample consisted of 146 midlevel academic nurse leaders from 29 schools of nursing. Burnout was measured by the emotional exhaustion subscale of the Maslach Burnout Inventory. Dissatisfaction with workload, dissatisfaction with work–life balance, and hours typically worked per week increased odds of burnout. Burnout was associated with intent to leave.

Organizational Factors, Personal Factors

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