Long before the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, certified nursing aides (CNAs) were in short supply across the United States.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began and cases accelerated across the United States, frontline workers have found themselves in positions that they frankly never though they would experience as healthcare workers.
Cross Country Healthcare recently presented a webinar entitled COVID & Compassion Fatigue, cohosted by Cross Country Healthcare’s Chief Clinical Officer, Hank Drummond, and Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Dean of Nursing, Safiya George, PhD, FAANP.
Along with most of aspects of our lives, the role of occupational health has changed, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As states announce their plans to re-open and businesses prepare to welcome customers once again, the healthcare industry remains entrenched in the battle with COVID-19.
As stay-at-home orders throughout the country begin to lift state by state, many people, particularly leaders in the healthcare industry, are trying to determine what the new normal looks like going forward.
An early April poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that nearly half (45%) of all U.S. adults say the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their mental health, while 19% say it has had a “major impact.”
Efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 have occurred at all levels, in communities around the globe.
Although we are far from declaring victory against the COVID-19 pandemic, there are encouraging signs that the most intensive phase of our battle is succeeding.
Healthcare providers are on the front lines in the battle against COVID-19, and individual people, communities and even corporations are all looking for ways to show them appreciation.