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Nurse Wellness

  • Updated:   5/17/2022
  • Contains:  22 items
Here, read through a wide variety of articles that discuss and promote self-care for nurses.

Protecting yourself from PPE skin injuries

Stiger, Ivan

Nursing. 52(5):45-47, May 2022.

This article identifies dermatologic issues of extended use of personal protective equipment, explores the risks of injury, and offers prevention strategies.

Benefits of mindful self-compassion for frontline nurses

Biber, Duke D.

Nursing. 52(5):34-37, May 2022.

The article explores the benefits and strategies of practicing mindful self-compassion (MSC) for nurses, reviews the effectiveness of an MSC curriculum, and discusses practical techniques for nurses to put MSC theory into practice.

Strategies to improve nurses' stress response during the COVID-19 pandemic

Meehan, Carolyn D.; Schlamb, Cheryl D.; Nair, Julie McCulloh

Nursing. 52(1):29-32, January 2022.

This article examines strategies to identify stressors and develop self-care and coping skills.

Strategies to improve nurses' stress response during the COVID-19 pandemic

Meehan, Carolyn D.; Schlamb, Cheryl D.; Nair, Julie McCulloh

Nursing. 52(1):29-32, January 2022.

This article examines strategies to identify stressors and develop self-care and coping skills.

Posttraumatic stress disorder in nurses caring for patients with COVID-19

Hill, Richard

Nursing. 51(7):52-56, July 2021.

This descriptive study explores the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder in RNs caring for patients during the pandemic.

Coping with moral distress during COVID-19

Godshall, Maryann

Nursing. 51(2):55-58, February 2021.

Learn why nurses are experiencing various forms of moral distress during the pandemic and what coping strategies they can employ to mitigate emotional pain.

Mental health in nursing: A student's perspective

Halsted, Candis; Hart, Virginia T.

Nursing. 51(1):52-55, January 2021.

Inspired by one author's personal experiences, this article explores mental health issues many nurses confront today.

What if the bully is the manager?

Bond, Mary J.; Birkholz, Lorri J.

Nursing. 50(3):48-52, March 2020.

Bullying can occur at all levels of nursing, and anyone can be a target. Focusing on vertical violence in the workplace, the authors discuss the prevalence of incivility in the nursing profession and offer strategies to identify and neutralize bullying behaviors.

Combating compassion fatigue

Perregrini, Michelle

Nursing. 49(2):50-54, February 2019.

Explore practical strategies that can help nurses recognize compassion fatigue, take steps to combat it, and support coworkers who may also be struggling with it.

Compassion fatigue: The cost of caring

Boyle, Deborah A.

Nursing. 45(7):48-51, July 2015.

Underrecognized, poorly understood, and minimally researched in nurses, compassion fatigue can lead to burnout. Find out what's known about this condition so you can recognize and address early warning signs.

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