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Coverage of Mullan Institute COVID-19 Initiatives
In this News article from Fortune. Dr. Patricia Pittman Discusses nurse staffing in the time of COVID.
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Interviewed by Dr. Dan Weberg, Patricia Pittman professor and director of the Mullan Institute at The George Washington University describes a new project examining the root causes of moral injury and calls for Change in Policy to protect nurses from moral injuries.
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In this News article from Battleboro Reformer, Dr. Patricia Pittman Discusses nurses' retention obstacles.
Millions of Americans are quitting their jobs, more than 7 million in July and August alone. People are walking away from work in restaurants, stores, warehouses, education, health care, and social assistance.
And while it may seem particular to the past 20 months, a reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s actually just an example of employment cycles affected by boom and bust, said Dr. Patricia Pittman, the director of the Health Workforce Research Center at George Washington University.
For example, she said, during past recessions, such as in 2008 and in the late 1990s, health care professionals, such as nurses, remained in place because of job stability. But in boom years, nurses fled to other jobs with better pay and less stress. Read full article here.
Patricia Pittman professor and director of the Mullan Institute at George Washington University discusses reasons for nurses quitting the profession.
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