As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the U.S., the impact it has had on those health care workers on the frontlines has only grown.
The MJH Life Sciences COVID-19 Coalition, a group of key thought leaders and experts, will discuss some of the key causes of burnout, stress, and anxiety in a free webinar at 5 pm. EST tonight. The webinar, “Care for the Caregiver: Avoiding Burnout, Anxiety, and Stress on the COVID-19 Frontlines,” will feature important conversations about the challenges of providing health care during a pandemic as well as some coping strategies.
A recent study from The Joint Commission found that the recent major causes of burnout in health care professionals include fear of the unknown due to contradictory information about the disease, fear of getting sick due to personal protective equipment shortages, and fear of bring the virus home.
Springing from MJH’s mission to improve quality of life through healthcare communications, education, and research, the MJH Life Sciences COVID-19 Coalition was formed to help keep healthcare professionals up-to-date and informed on the science and latest learnings on COVID-19.
The panel for this webinar will be: