Antecedents of burnout and turnover intentions during the COVID-19 pandemic in critical care nurses: A mediation study
Background: Nurses working in critical care environments have experienced a great deal of psychological stress during the successive waves of the COVID-19 pandemic. Identifying factors which contribute to burnout and turnover intentions are important to retain intensive care unit (ICU) nurses.
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify factors that are directly and indirectly associated with burnout and turnover intentions in ICU nurses.
Methods: A cross-sectional design was used with survey data during the peak of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.