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The Health Expectations of Healthcare Workers

How realistic is it to expect health care workers to model mental, physical, and spiritual health? If Americans tend to be overweight, under-active, workaholics who experience burnout, why should health care workers be any different?

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It is quite unrealistic to expect healthcare workers to model mental, physical, and spiritual health, when the overwhelming population within the United States is overweight, under-active, workaholics, and experience a great deal of burnout. Due to the fact that healthcare workers represent a circumference of the general population of the United States, these individuals would tend to display the same or similar characteristics that the rest of the population displays, in reference to their physical and mental health, as well as their dietary habits and lack of exercise. Healthcare workers generally display the same tendencies that the rest of the population displays, even though healthcare workers see on a day-to-day basis the ...

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