Burnout or Burndown? How to Support Health Professionals

As part of our Special Report series, our next two episodes feature different nursing views on the impact of burnout and how to address it.

In this episode, we hear from Dr. Ali Tayyeb. When discussing his views on the impact of burnout, Dr. Tayyeb uses the word “burndown” instead. Dr. Tayyeb explains that the term "burnout" implies that healthcare professionals instigate it through their personal actions, whereas the term “burndown” focuses on systemic issues embedded in the healthcare field.

Ali R. Tayyeb, PhD, RN, NPD-BC, PHN

Dr. Ali Tayyeb is a registered nurse and Assistant Professor at California State University, Los Angeles. Dr. Tayyeb is also a United States Navy veteran who specialized in combat trauma and is host of the podcast, RN Mentor

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