Notion of professional burnout of medical workers and research of its phenomenology

Keywords: professional burnout, systematization of models, conceptualization


Purpose – Identify conceptual models of burnout and reveal their application to health professionals.

Results. The study describes the problem of burnout. A conceptual model of professional burnout is formulated, which combines its structural and dynamic properties. The content of professional burnout is substantiated on the basis of semantic analysis.

Practical importance of the research. The results of the study can be used to master the conceptual models of burnout, the formation of tools for assessing occupational risks in the market of medical services.

Originality/Value/Scientific novelty of the research – conceptualization of burnout models, their structuring and content research.

Research limitations / Future research – the development of a comprehensive application mechanism for measuring the impact of burnout on the activities of health professionals, the purpose of which should be the development, design and implementation of measures to improve the quality of life of health workers, their working conditions and quality of care.

 Paper type – theoretical.


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Author Biography

Olena V. Hromtseva, Center of Primary Medical Health Care, Pidhorodne, Ukraine

Deputy Chief Medical Officer


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How to Cite
Hromtseva, O. V. (2019). Notion of professional burnout of medical workers and research of its phenomenology. European Journal of Management Issues, 27(3-4), 63-72.