The coronavirus (COVID-19) is presenting new and unique challenges. We are navigating unchartered waters with this virus, making it important to find new ways to work and interact while also taking care of our mental health and well-being. Many are teleworking full-time for the first time, isolated from co-workers, friends and family. Others are on the front lines caring for others. No matter what, our daily living routines are disrupted causing added anxiety, stress and strain—physically, mentally, and financially. Now more than ever, we all must take care of our mental health and well-being. The purpose of this session is to provide wellness considerations for work settings as we all navigate the uncharted territory and response to novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In this webinar, the learner will be offered strategies, exercises, activities and considerations for addressing their own health and wellness including stress management, sleep behaviors, and social connectedness. Additionally, symptoms related to trauma are reviewed along with techniques supervisors can utilize for effective, empathic management.
Course created on April 30, 2020
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 3: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues And Trends; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-699203; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Health And Wellness
- After this course, participants will be able to explore strategies employees can enact to address their own health and wellness during an infectious disease outbreak.
- After this course, participants will be able to provide example 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|
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 and end of life care, incontinence management, falls management and dementia care and staging. She currently provides continuing education support to 6000 therapists nationwide as Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation.
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