From the Blogs: Needing a Vacation from Your Vacation? Primary Care Providers Feel the Same!

July 21, 2017

From the Blogs: Needing a Vacation from Your Vacation? Primary Care Providers Feel the Same!

Nurse practitioner Elizabeth Donahue wonders how other clinicians try to prevent this feeling, in this week's In Practice blog post.

“A full clinic day scheduled, with the backlog of messages and requests, and just one really sick patient to manage can leave even the most competent and experienced provider flummoxed.” Elizabeth Donahue describes this conundrum faced by primary care clinicians returning from vacation and takes a further look at vacation practices in U.S. healthcare settings and other workplaces. If you are a clinician who's figured out a good system to avoid the postvacation work crush, Elizabeth would love to hear from you on her In Practice blog post.

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