Video: PTSD Awareness and Mental Health & Wellness Strategies

Research shows there is a high occurrence of stress in the lives of healthcare providers, including nurses, and this can have a significant effect on psychological health and well-being.

This video presented by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute, discusses the potential impact of a high stress work environment and the patterns and prevalence of developing post traumatic stress. Strategies to increase awareness and support wellness within the nursing profession are discussed.

Related – Self-study Module: PTSD Awareness and Mental Health & Wellness Strategies for LPNs

The feature story in the Summer 2020 issue of CARE Magazine, ‘Nursing & Trauma – PTSD Awareness’ also focuses on raising awareness about post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for nurses, and looks at PTSD in nursing as an occupational illness. The article 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.


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One response to “Video: PTSD Awareness and Mental Health & Wellness Strategies”

  1. Thanks for the presentation learning via video . This helps me cope up with what stressors come my way and suggestions, strategies to overcome them.