Nursing and Trauma: PTSD Awareness – CARE Magazine

Trauma can happen to anyone who experiences something that feels threatening to their physical well-being or is overwhelming enough to shake their confidence or sense of security.

— Nursing and Trauma: PTSD Awareness for LPNs, CARE Magazine, Summer 2020

The feature story in the summer issue of CARE Magazine focuses on raising awareness about post-traumatic stress disorder for nurses. When feelings of anxiety, avoidance, and negativity rise, there are steps to take which can help.

Includes a special section on coping during the current pandemic. COVID-19 presents a unique set of circumstances that can increase the vulnerability for some predictors of post-traumatic stress.


  • The CLPNA’s COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic response
  • Introducing the CLPNA’s new CEO Jeanne Weis
  • Supporting Respectful Workplaces
  • Research: Childcare for Shiftworkers
  • 2020 Awards of Excellence Nominees
  • Acknowledging Unconscious Bias
  • Hope & Support for Families Living with Dementia
  • How Complaints against LPNs are Resolved
  • …and more!


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