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<p>The Joint Commission (TJC) has identified nurse staffing, recruitment, and retention as &ldquo;priorities for further evaluation in the coming year&rdquo; to prevent nursing burnout. TJC recently issued a&nbsp;<em>Quick Safety</em>&nbsp;alert,&nbsp;emphasizing that nursing burnout can worsen patient outcomes, including mortality. The report cited a 2017 literature review on preventing nursing burnout that identified six studies, representing 3,248 nurses worldwide.&nbsp;These studies revealed that the most common factors related to burnout are exclusion from the decision-making process, the need for greater autonomy, security risks, and staffing issues.</p>

The Joint Commission: Preventing Nursing Burnout