Guest Speaker: Wendy Dean, MD – President, CEO and Co-Founder of The Moral Injury of Healthcare
Host: Tricia Turner, RDMS, RVT – Chair, ARDMS Council and Director of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at South Hills School of Business & Technology
Listen to The Podcasts:
- Podcast 1: What is Moral Injury and How Does it Relate to What Healthcare Professionals are Experiencing During COVID-19?
- Podcast 2: How Can Leadership Support Psychological Readiness and Recovery for Healthcare Workers?
Leading Your Institution, Your Colleagues, & Yourself Through Stressful Times Webinar
Session Recorded: August 4, 2020 | 4:00 – 5:00 pm EDT
Speaker: Albert W. Wu, MD, MPH – Professor of Health Policy & Management and Medicine,
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Watch the Webinar:
- Leading Your Institution, Your Colleagues, & Yourself Through Stressful Times Webinar.
- In this webinar, Dr. Albert Wu of Johns Hopkins Medicine describes the harmful impact of COVID-19 on the psychological well-being of healthcare workers, including short-term feelings of fear, anxiety and frustration to long-term risks of burnout and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). These stresses on our healthcare providers can lead to detrimental patient care, emphasizing the important need for institutions to provide an integrated continuum of staff support programs. Dr. Wu goes on to stress what individuals should do during this health crisis to promote good mental health, including taking care of basic needs and reaching out to colleagues to stay connected.
Many in our healthcare community have found themselves at the forefront of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and dealing with challenges from this uncertain time, including mental health concerns. The well-being of our healthcare professionals is critically important to us. At POCUS Certification Academy and our family of certification councils, we want to help by providing the mental health resources below.