Strategies to Improve Student Performance: May We have Your Attention on Burnout Prevention?

Strategies to Improve Student Performance: May We have Your Attention on Burnout Prevention?

Research indicates that burnout is associated with job dissatisfaction and attrition among nursing faculty, as well as student dissatisfaction and poor performance. The session will discuss intrinsic factors influencing burnout in academia, explore proactive strategies to promote faculty satisfaction, and promote awareness of the correlation of faculty self-care and student performance.

Learning Objectives:

  • To promote faculty self-awareness of intrinsic factors influencing burnout in academia
  • To develop a proactive plan to promote faculty satisfaction
  • To promote faculty awareness on the correlation of faculty self-care and student performance


Bridgette Bryan, DNP, MS

Bridgette Bryan holds a Doctorate in Executive Leadership, a Master’s in Nursing Administration and Psychology and is a Director in the ATI Post Grad Department. She has been published in the ATI Live Review Book, nursing journals and has served as an inspirational newspaper columnist for a local newspaper in her home town. Prior to joining ATI 9 years ago, Bridgette’s leadership experience included Director and Vice President roles in Hospital Administration, as well as academic experience including Associate Professor roles in both University and Community Colleges. When not involved with work, Bridgette enjoys outdoor cookouts, playing croquet with friends and family as well as jet skiing on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with her husband. Volunteer service is also a great passion and Bridgette has served on a medical mission team and is now serving her community by leading a support group for men and women twice a month and teaching a class for a local faith-based rehabilitation center.

Joy Weller, MSNEd, RN

Joy Weller, MSNEd, RN is the Manager of Post Grad Solutions-Complete and Global accounts for ATI Nursing. She is part of a dynamic team that delivers high quality NCLEX ® reviews for PN and RN graduates as well as supports Global nurses as they transition to health care in the United States. Joy has over 19 years of experience in nursing education and combines her expertise in leadership, classroom /online teaching, curriculum development and faculty mentorship in her current position. Joy is a Life Coach and has presented on on the topics of Positive Self-Talk, Finding Hope, No Shame, and Anxiety.