The challenges presented by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) make it important for healthcare workers to find new ways to work and interact while also caring for themselves. This course provides strategies, exercises, activities and considerations for addressing health and wellness, including stress management, sleep behaviors, and social connectedness. Additionally, trauma symptoms are reviewed along with techniques supervisors can utilize for effective, empathic management.
Course created on April 30, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe strategies employees can enact to address their own health and wellness during an infectious disease outbreak.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify examples of exercises and activities employees can utilize for health and wellness.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe techniques managers/supervisors can utilize to address trauma and secondary trauma in employees.
|0-15 Minutes||Background; what to expect during quarantine|
|15-30 Minutes||Stress management|
|30-40 Minutes||Exercise, nutrition, and sleep|
|40-45 Minutes||Social connections|
|45-55 Minutes||Secondary trauma|
|55-60 Minutes||Wrap up|
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Kathleen Weissberg, in her 25+ years of practice, has worked in long-term care as a researcher/educator and has established various programs in nursing facilities including palliative care, adult sexuality, falls management, dementia care and staging. She provides continuing education support to 6000 therapists nationwide as Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation. She is Montessori certified, a certified dementia practitioner, has lectured nationally, at the state level, and authored publications on dementia quality care and low vision.
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