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Joy at work

Creating a culture of resilience

Carter, Kelly MS, RN, NE-BC; Hawkins, Anne DNP, RN, NE-BC

Nursing Management (Springhouse): December 2019 - Volume 50 - Issue 12 - p 34–42
doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000605156.88187.77

Joy at work can be achieved with targeted intervention and staff engagement, and can also be viewed as an antidote to stress and burnout. Read about a program that tackled the stressors on a cardiothoracic progressive care unit and a rehabilitation unit, leading to an improved work environment.

Kelly Carter is the nursing director, surgery rehabilitation division, at VCU Health in Richmond, Va. Anne Hawkins is an RN at VCU Health in Quinton, Va.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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