Navigating Nursing Burnout in the Current Healthcare Landscape -Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC).
Title: Navigating Nursing Burnout in the Current Healthcare Landscape -Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC).
Presenter: Shana Johnny, DNP, MN, RN, Nurse Practice Consultant
Description: The mission of the Nursing Commission is to protect the health and safety of the public by regulating the minimum standards of practice, competency and quality of licensed nurses. This presentation provides an overview of causes, symptoms, and identification of burnout and its implications to personal, professional, and patient safety.
A review of the Covid-19 impact on the nursing workforce study helps give insights into the current landscape of burnout among nurses in Washington State during the ongoing pandemic. Knowledge of moral distress and contributing factors associated with burnout are discussed. Resources are provided to add to participants toolbox to combat the effects of burnout
· Participants will recognize how uncontrolled stress contributes to burnout.
· Participants will identify contributing factors associated with burnout in the nursing profession.
· Participants will understand the ethics, values, and safety issues that are at risk with nurse burnout.
• Participants will know the interventions available to prevent or correct nurse burnout through resources provided
Ms. Johnny currently serves as a nurse practice consultant with the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC). Prior to coming to NCQAC in 2017, she served as a public health nurse consultant with the Office of Immunization & Child Profile. Ms. Johnny also served as an advisory member to numerous state and coalition boards including the State’s Opioid Task Force, Suicide Prevention Task Force, and the Diversity and Inclusion Council.
Ms. Johnny’s nursing career has spanned multiple levels of healthcare working with, individuals, families, communities, and population health. She has expertise in several areas, public health nursing, school nursing, infection control, communicable diseases/vaccine-preventable diseases, case management, and quality assurance/continuous quality improvement. All these positions required knowledge and expertise in developing and providing formal and informal education for
individuals and to groups of all ages, including health care professionals, organizations, and support staff.
Currently, she is the Nurse Practice Consultant for the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission. Ms. Johnny participates in the research of health care laws. She also works with policymakers and healthcare organizations to monitor trends and emerging issues in health care. She is actively involved in reviewing/revising, developing and implementing advisory opinions, and policy statements related to nursing practice. She also develops, implements, and evaluates educational activities to use as a preventive approach in educating organizations, nurses, administrators and other stakeholders specific to regulatory and nursing scope of practice.
Ms. Johnny earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the Linfield College in Oregon state, a Master of Nursing at the University of Washington, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in population health systems leadership from the University of Washington in Seattle.