3308-21: Implementation of the Heroes' Health Initiative: A Partnership Between Nursing Hospital Leadership and a College of Nursing

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3308-21: Implementation of the Heroes' Health Initiative: A Partnership Between Nursing Hospital Leadership and a College of Nursing

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a substantial strain on the nursing workforce as it bears witness to mortality at an unprecedented rate. This presentation describes the implementation of a nurse-led, peer support program that leverages the Heroes Health platform to improve the well-being of the hospital's nursing workforce.


Presenter:
  Angela M. Gerolamo, PhD, PMH-NP, BC

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  29 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the design of a nurse-led peer support program, and the impact of a peer support program on nurse well-being.

Keywords:  Nurse Peer Support, COVID, Mental health, Well-being


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 35th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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