Burnout In Nursing

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Like many of you stated, the stress and feelings associated with working while going to school are not intuitively associated with the concept of burnout. Personally, I feel as though I have experienced burnout in the past, but never really thought of it as such. There was a reluctance or hesitancy to label my experience as burnout. From my perspective, I think that this might be due to the strong association of the concept of burnout with the workplace and not with role conflict. However, due to the elevated levels of stress experienced by working RN’s returning to school, they are at an increased risk to experience burnout (Xu & Song, 2013). It would be interesting to look at why nurses in