burnout, compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction, meditation, mindfulness, self-care



  1. Abernathy, Staci DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC
  2. Martin, Rebecca DNP, APRN, FNP-BC


Abstract: To fill a gap in the literature on reducing compassion fatigue in pediatric ICU nurses, the authors conducted a nonrandomized pre-post intervention study on the impact mindfulness and meditation can have on reducing compassion fatigue. Participants experienced statistically significant improvement in levels of compassion satisfaction.