Ideal Nursing Environment Introduction It is important to reflect on the ideal nursing environment because such an environment results in job satisfaction on the part of nurses and, in turn, to quality patient care. In order to create the ideal, the problems caused by the nursing shortage have to be addressed because almost all the issues in the current nursing environment are caused by the shortage of nurses. Nurses report job dissatisfaction that is four times higher than that reported by all other workers and levels of stress and burnout that are much higher than the average seen in other types of work ( Kotzer & Koepping , 2006). In addition to conditions of work, there are certain concepts that need to be given emphasis. This...The end:
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