Learning to Care for Myself When Every Day is Stressful: Do I Have PPE to Sustain Resilience?
Presented by Donna White, RN, PhD, CNS, LADC I, CARN; Hanover, Massachusetts
This webinar will present the factors that often lead to Stress in the Workplace. Variable stressors increase the demand on the human body and may lead to physical and emotional ailments that potentially lead to a loss of purpose in one's life. The presentation is geared towards a reinvigoration of career choices and healthy patterns in the navigation of life stressors. Utilizing mindfulness techniques offers a unique approach to self-care and promotes wellness in all personal domains by engagement in today’s world.
Describe the patterns of stress in their lives. Describe 3 Mindfulness techniques as instructed in the educational program. Employ several techniques to utilize in their everyday life that will promote a holistic approach towards stress relief.
Donna was the Addiction Specialist for the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, a Public Health Hospital for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She is the former Chief Operating Officer and Nurse Executive at Worcester State Hospital. In addition, she was the Director of Nurses and the Director of Chemical Dependency Services and the Dual Diagnosis Program at Pembroke Psychiatric Hospital. In September, 2022, she will assume The Director Position of the University of Massachusetts Boston Alcohol Counseling Education Program (ACEP).