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Understanding the Public Health Workforce’s COVID-19 Mental Health Challenges

The recently released Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Suicidal Ideation Among State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Public Health Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the Public Health Workfo...

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Health Worker Burnout

On May 23, United States Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued a new advisory, the Surgeon General’s Advisory Addressing Health Worker Burnout, highlighting the urgent need to address the health worker burnout crisis across the country. This advisory details recommendations ...

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Wellness for Leaders: Rejuvenating Colleagues

Discuss strategies for personal and professional well-being.

   Estimated Time: 10:53 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health

Burnout: Coping Skills

Discuss coping skills and strategies to assist health care providers or colleagues experiencing burnout.

   Estimated Time: 15:11 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health

Parallel Pandemics From the Mind of Medicine (Podcast)

This is a podcast series accounting for the parallel pandemics of COVID-19 and clinician burnout, while introducing the story of one undocumented patient who helped to reveal the authentic feelings and values of his healthcare team. With historically high mortality rates in th...

Caring for Unvaccinated Patients in the ICU: Beyond Frustration, Toward Beneficial Relationships

From Critical Care Explorations   In this essay, the authors propose a number of questions that recognize the existential frustrations critical care professionals experience when carting for unvaccinated patients in the ICU, while also uncovering the ethical obligations that r...

   Estimated Time: 11:17 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health

AHA Resource: Nurse leaders discuss COVID-19 nursing challenges, solutions (Podcast)

The fourth and current wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a worrisome landscape for the nursing profession. Nurses across the country report that they no longer feel celebrated as heroes as they did in the early days of the pandemic. This AHA Podcast covers nurse leader...

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Managing Moral Distress During a Pandemic

Review the concept of moral distress and how it can lead to burnout during a pandemic. Thought leaders will teach conflict management strategies and ways to better support your teams to avoid burnout. The Managing Moral Distress During a Pandemic webinar was held on November 1...

   Estimated Time: 1:01:52 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health, Moral Distress

Best Practices for Managing Staff Shortages

During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems have been overwhelmed with patients, leading to clinician burnout and staffing issues. In this free webcast, learn how leaders from various intensive care units are managing staff shortages Webcast Recorded on Thursday, October ...

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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic Impacts Burnout Syndrome Differently Among Multiprofessional Critical Care Clinicians—A Longitudinal Survey Study

From Critical Care Medicine . In this Clinical Investigation the authors determined the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 on burnout syndrome in the multiprofessional ICU team and identified factors associated with burnout syndrome.

   Estimated Time: 27:24 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

One-Year Functional, Cognitive, and Psychological Outcomes Following the Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Prospective Study

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study the authors found that functional impairment was common a year following the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in coronavirus disease 2019, although the majority achieved independence in daily living and about half retu...

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Psychologic Distress and Quality of Life After ICU Treatment for Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Multicenter, Observational Cohort Study

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors found that psychologic distress was common in coronavirus disease 2019 ICU survivors and remained similar until 6 months after hospital discharge.

   Estimated Time: 29:42 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health, Post COVID-19

Return to Work After Coronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Intensive Care Admission: Prospective, Case Series at 6 Months From Hospital Discharge

From Critical Care Medicine . In this Online Brief Report, the authors describe rates of return to work versus unemployment following coronavirus disease 2019 acute respiratory distress syndrome requiring intensive care admission.

   Estimated Time: 13:17 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Post COVID-19

Health Care Worker Burnout (Infographic)

This infographic details health care worker burnout. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 3 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health

Postintensive Care Syndrome in Survivors of Critical Illness Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019: Cohort Study From a New York City Critical Care Recovery Clinic

From Critical Care Medicine . In this article, authors found that survivors of critical illness related to coronavirus disease 2019 are at high risk of developing postintensive care syndrome.

   Estimated Time: 27:42 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health, Post COVID-19

Changes in Stress and Workplace Shortages Reported by U.S. Critical Care Physicians Treating Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors found that stress, staffing, and, to a lesser degree, personal protective equipment shortages faced by U.S. critical care physicians remain high, with stress levels higher among women.

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The Lived Experience of ICU Clinicians During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: A Qualitative Study

From Critical Care Medicine . In this qualitative study, the authors found that, among ICU clinicians, there was a sense of total professional engagement during the surge. Caring for critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 patients was fraught with challenges, and that the ex...

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CDC Resources: Well-Being

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These resources are categorized as Well-Being  

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ACEP COVID-19 Resource: Hurting and Helping: Team Care and Self Care During Crisis

ACEP is collaborating with the American Association of Emergency Psychiatry on some new resources related to physician wellness and mental health during COVID-19. 

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Editorial: The Pandemic Paradox: A Celebrated Exhaustion

From Critical Care Medicine . In this editorial, the author discussed burnout and its impact on clinicians.

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