The healthcare work environment is in a state of crisis as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The sudden and devastating impact of this virus has overwhelmed healthcare facilities and challenged the coping capabilities of frontline healthcare providers.
As the pandemic rages on, healthcare leaders maintain ongoing concern about the capacity of staff to continue to work under the challenging circumstances and resulting fatigue, stress, and potential mental health concerns.
Advocacy is a collaborative approach to problem-solving that helps to identify and address the concerns of individuals, groups, and communities. This program will present a framework and skills for applying advocacy principles to address the needs of the self, team, and organization during this stressful time.