Lived Experiences of Chief Nursing Executives During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nursing makes up the largest workforce in the healthcare sector, and while much in industry literature has rightly focused on the impact on bedside nurses during the pandemic, less attention has been focused on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on chief nurse executives.

This study by HealthLeaders Exchange, with leadership from principal investigators Katie Boston-Leary, Ph.D., RN, Director of Nursing Programs and Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation, American Nurses Association, and Linda Hofler, Ph.D., RN, Clinical Assistant Professor, East Carolina University College of Nursing and former chief nurse executive of Vidant Health, found troubling indicators of mental exhaustion and career burnout.

In this exclusive report, discover some key takeaways from a study focused on understanding the challenges within the CNE’s role and identifying best practices for the future.
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