COVID-19 Resource: Communication tips for nurses supporting seriously ill patients, families, and communities during the Coronavirus
Repository Posting Date2020-03-27T14:10:06Z
Author DetailsPolly Mazanec, PhD, AOCN, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN, is a Research Associate Professor at FPB School of Nursing, CWRU, and the project director for ELNEC Undergraduate and Graduate Education in primary palliative care. She has taught palliative care nationally and internationally and has published widely on care of patients with serious illness and their families, cultural considerations in palliative care and self-care for nurses.
Lead Author Sigma AffliationAlpha Mu
Lead Author AffliationCase Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio, USA
Original PublisherSigma Theta Tau International
Other Title(s)Sigma Education: COVID-19. Webinar 2
TypeEducational Material, Public Health
Level of EvidenceExpert Opinion (nationally/internationally recognized)
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Are you struggling with what to say to patients and families who are struggling with fears associated with the virus? This webinar is intended for all nurses, across all clinical settings. The webinar offers tips and communication skills that will help nurses lead the way in providing quality, compassionate care for those seriously ill with COVID-19 and their familiesObjectives:
- Discuss the role of primary palliative care communication techniques to respond to the fears and concerns of patients and families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Describe three essential communication skills needed to support patients, families, communities, and colleagues during the coronavirus crisis.
- Develop your own toolbox of words and phrases that will help you, the nurse, respond to questions that patients who are seriously ill and their families have as a result of the coronavirus crisis
Resource link: ELNEC Support for Nurses During COVID-19
Date of Publication2020
Series/Report No.Supporting All Nurses as Leaders During the COVID-19 Virus;Webinar 2
Version of PublicationPublisher’s Version
NotesAll rights reserved by author and publisher
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