1199SEIU/City Fund LPN Course: “Implications of COVID-19 for the Health Care Professional: PTSD””

These programs are specifically developed for nurses in all practice settings caring for actual and/or potential patients with a COVID-19 diagnosis – this health care crisis is everywhere, it does not discriminate. After the SARS outbreak in 2003, both healthcare workers and people who were self-quarantined exhibited symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD can last months or years, with triggers that can bring back memories of the trauma accompanied by intense emotional and physical reactions. This program will give you the knowledge and skills needed to recognize PTSD 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: Friday, July 10 (9:00 a.m.) to Sunday, July 19 (5:00 p.m.)

Mode of Delivery:  Online

Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 8, 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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