Expert Discusses Nurse Burnout and HAIs on CDC Safe Healthcare Blog

A new study of Pennsylvania hospitals published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), finds that increasing a nurses workload by one patient was associated with increases in catheter-associated urinary tract infections and surgical site infections.

Join in the conversation with Jeannie P. Cimioitti, DNSc, RN, executive director of the New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing, associate professor at Rutgers University College of Nursing and lead author of the study, as she discusses how protecting nurses from burnout may also protect patients from infection.