Assessment of the Burnout Level in Health Care Worker During COVD 19
Keywords:burn out, COVID 19, Assessment, Burnout level
Background: Health care workers are considered the first and real repelling line in the face of the COVID19
pandemic, and therefore they have an increased workload, and stress. Understanding risk for burnout is
critical to supporting health workers and maintaining the quality of healthcare during the pandemic.
Methods: A cross-sectional study design could be used to assessment the level of burnout during COVID
19. Included 1000 samples as a healthcare worker involved in the study by used of convenience sampling
technic , The study has been carried out in Iraqi, conducted throughout the period of April 15th, to July 19th,
2020. A self-administered questionnaire and Maslach Burnout Inventory Human Service Survey were used
to collect data.
Results: Overall, burnout were high level among 59.9 % of the participants in the study. High workload
and intention to leave were associated with burnout at statistically significant (P<0.05), and high significant
relationship between demographic characteristics (age, gender, level of education, job title, work place ) and
level of burnout (P<0.05).
Conclusions: The high level of burnout identified among health workers is mainly related to the high
workload and psychological stress fronting them during COVID 19, as well as the lack of personal equipment
necessary to protect themselves from this epidemic.
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