1199SEIU/City Fund LPN Course: “Coping with Situational Depression during the Coronavirus Pandemic”

With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting so many around the world, mandatory quarantines are taking place for those who test positive for the coronavirus. Nurses are working with a new enemy, many hours a day, with fear of getting sick themselves, infecting their patients while struggling with providing the best care possible for their patients. Compassion fatigue accompanied by physical fatigue is overwhelming and can very well lead to depression and/or other mental health concerns. This program will give you the knowledge and skills needed to recognize depression in yourself, colleagues, loved ones and/or patients and the strategies to manage it.

Faculty:  Amy Vallarelli, PhD, LMHC

Program Details:

Length of Course: 2.5 hours (Access will be open for 10 days)

Access to Course: Wednesday, July 8 (9:00 a.m.) to Friday, July 17 (5:00 p.m.)

Mode of Delivery:  Online

Registration deadline: Monday, July 6 2020

Eligibility: This is an 1199/City Education Fund sponsored program.  No out-of-pocket cost for 1199/City Fund members.

Fund Contact: For any questions, please contact Institute@1199funds.org

Visit www.1199SEIUBenefits.org/city for details on all of the programs and services offered by the 1199SEIU/City of New York Education, Child and Elder Care Fund.

If you have any questions, please contact the 1199SEIU Training and Upgrading Fund / Institute for Continuing Education Institute@1199funds.org.



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