As a follow up to surveys conducted in September, 2020 and January 2021, NurseGrid, the #1 rated mobile app for nurses, again surveyed users on their observations and emotional well-being in the face of a pandemic. We will release the results of this landmark survey on Sept. 27th exclusively for Nurse Well-being Week.
Kick-off Nurse Well-being Week with our hosts, Zach Smith, BSN, RN, and Linda Scruggs BSN, RN, as they break down survey results, session topics and speakers scheduled to participate this week.Download Survey
Even before the pandemic, nurses had to cope with extreme fatigue and exhaustion. But the grueling schedules, overwhelming stress, and unsustainable pace of the past 18 months have brought about a whole new level of physical, mental, and emotional fatigue and exhaustion among nurses. Join Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith and Nacole Riccaboni, MSN, APRN, as they discuss the different types of rest that nurses need to feel truly restored.
Feelings of grief and anger, whether recognized or not, can have a lasting impact on a nurse’s emotional and physical well-being. In this session, we will discuss strategies for coping with grief and anger, building resilience, and laying the foundation for a more sustainable career.Download Survey
Join the conversation with Katie as she discusses strategies and solutions for dealing with bullying in the workplace.
Like elite athletes, nurses face extreme conditions that take a toll on their bodies and minds. With mindfulness, you can begin to train your mind like you train your body. Learn what a mindfulness practice looks like and how it can help improve mental fitness and overcome burnout.
In this session we bring together nurses with a broad range of backgrounds and areas of expertise to discuss what they’ve learned from the unique and catastrophic challenges of the past 18 months. From personal changes in habits and relationships to solutions for critical, systemic obstacles, this discussion will focus on using lessons from the past to build a more resilient and sustainable future for all.
Join Matt Elliott, a financial planner specializing in healthcare professionals, as he discusses navigating student loans, organizing your finances, setting practical financial goals, and other topics to help bolster your financial well-being.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on nurses and the nursing profession. Whether speaking up for yourself among your peers, learning how to work towards positive legislative change, or simply educating the public about critical issues, your voice as a nurse matters. Learn strategies for using your voice to advocate for yourself and your nursing peers.Download Survey
Burnout, compassion fatigue, exhaustion - these are all issues that are driving people away from their nursing careers. So what do you do if you love nursing too much to leave, but don’t know how much longer you can continue? In this session we will discuss reasonable changes you can make in your career - changing departments, adjusting your hours, pursuing new certifications, and more - to ensure that you can remain a nurse long-term.
Katie returns with a follow-up conversation. This evening she will discuss her unique take on managing nurse burnout.
This interactive keynote will dive head first into the waves of this pandemic and past epidemics as Cunningham uses narrative medicine practices and storytelling to examine what growth we've experienced, despite it all. The five aspects of post-traumatic growth will guide Cunningham's talk, in which he will share stories of impossible survival and practices that may help you survive the mental tolls of the COVID-19 pandemic.
From thinking about self-wellness practice to necessary system changes, you will leave this keynote thinking differently and hopefully with your own, authentic ideas about how you will continue to persevere and succeed.