Hospitals and health systems have never been more committed to engagement, retention, and wellness. Yet, nurses around the world are stressed, overworked, and burned out. According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, individuals can’t reach their full potential if they are struggling with basic needs. In today’s health care environment, there are unaddressed needs—or “cracks in the foundation”—undermining nurse resilience and leading to burnout.
Use the strategies and best practices in this report to repair the four cracks in the foundation of the care environment and build a more resilient nursing workforce.