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Nursing Grand Rounds – Nursing Burnout and Coping Strategies

This presentation will provide education on the topic of nursing burnout including risk factors for developing burnout, signs and symptoms, and methods for prevention and treatment. A variety of coping strategies and practical leadership qualities will be discussed. A brief overview of a recent project evaluating nurses’ knowledge of burnout on a medical-surgical unit at DHMC will be reviewed along with the results of the project.

Activity Date:
Start Date:   June 21, 2021
End Date:  June 21, 2024
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  • Katie D. Smith MSN, RN, CNL
    Antibiotic Nurse Specialist, Infectious Disease & International Health, DHMC

There is no fee for this activity, but to receive contact hours you must register online and complete the online Attestation and Evaluation form (you must register to access this form).

Learning Outcome

At the conclusion of this activity, (at least 75% of) participants will be able to identify burnout in nurses in order to offer optimal prevention and treatment options.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 0.75 contact hours.

Requirements for Successful Completion

Dartmouth-Hitchcock will award contact hour(s) for successful completion. In order to receive full contact hour credit for this Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activity, you must:

  • View the entire presentation 
  • Complete the online Attestation of Attendance & Evaluation Form (you must register to access).

The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have reported NO financial interest or relationship* with various companies. There were no individuals in a position to control the content that refused to disclose.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

Bibliographic Sources
  • Reference list is included at the end of the presentation.
Provider Contact Information

Provider contact information for questions of the activity or regarding accreditation: 

Director of Continuing Nursing Education, Center for Nursing Excellence
Center for Learning and Professional Development
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

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