Presentation:  Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
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1. Why do REI nurses choose such challenging work that may put them at risk for compassion fatigue?

a. REI nurses are professionally committed to trying to create life while helping patients navigate a deeply personal and emotional road

b. REI nurses perform complex jobs that are challenging, and difficult, both intellectually and emotionally

c. The profession lends itself to a myriad of emotions, from moments of elation to times of disappointment

d. All of the above

2. Compassion fatigue:

a. Only affects nurses who have worked for > 10 years in a stressful work environment

b. Never happens if nurses are well trained

c. Can result in burnout and lead to leaving the profession

d. Is a warning sign that inevitably leads to change in profession