- •Outbreak and exposure response creates a substantial workload for nurses and IPs.
- •Interprofessional perceptions of workload vary by organism and outbreak.
- •Quantifying burden may inform all stakeholders to respond more effectively.
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Funding/support: This study was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (R01HS024915) Nursing Intensity of Patient Care Needs and Rates of Healthcare-Associated Infections. A.J.H. was supported by a grant (1K01OH011186) funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The contents are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services .
Conflicts of interest: None to report.