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Welcome – From the Editor
Welcome to the MERLOT Health Sciences Portal, an educational resource for health professionals. You are invited to join MERLOT―it's free―and contribute to this growing community of health professionals, health professional educators, and students by using the learning materials, submitting your own modules and assignments for evaluation, and learning ideas to help you learn as well as teach in a variety of settings.
If you have any questions, contact the Editor of the Health Sciences Editorial Board,
Nancyruth Leibold, Health Sciences Editor at email@example.com.
Dr. Jamie Murphy's OER textbook for Transitions to Professional Nursing is featured in the Health Sciences showcase. The text is for students transitioning from an associate degree education to a baccalaureate degree. Content includes a broad overview of the nursing profession, the role of accrediting and professional organizations with a strong focus on the American Nurses Association’s foundational documents. The competencies of the Standards of Professional Practice and the Code of Ethics are weaved throughout the text.
Topics covered in this text include professional nursing practice, baccalaureate education, healthcare in the 21st century, autonomy and accountability, nursing philosophy, professional development, communication, interprofessional collaboration, critical thinking, introduction to evidence-based practice, and nursing leadership and theory.
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How to Talk to Someone With Dementia
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Teaching During COVID-19: Stress, Burnout, PTSD & Compassion Fatigue
Video regarding teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, stress, burnout and compassion fatigue.
Burnout and post-traumatic stress disorder: Dr. Geri Puleo at TEDxSetonHillUniversity
Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, is the President/CEO of Change Management Solutions, Inc., a boutique B2B consulting firm helping...
Burnout and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: Intersection, Impact, and Interventions
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 2019) pandemic has presented myriad challenges to an underprepared health care...
Burnout, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, or Both – Listen Carefully!
Health care workers have described the hospital environment due to the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic as “a...
PTSD Awareness for Nurses
Fact sheet for nurses related to PTSD.
Burnout, Alcohol, PTSD: Health Workers Are Suffering
A Yale School of Public Health survey of thousands of health workers suggests worrying rates of depression and...
PTSD in Frontline Healthcare Workers - Institutes of Health
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder witnessed in healthcare workers owing to Coronavirus pandemic
Since the beginning of pandemic, healthcare workers have been battling the COVID. The surge in Delta variant is creating...
‘Why do I put my life on the line?’ Pandemic trauma haunts health workers
Health care workers are experiencing mental health symptoms related to the trauma of caring for COVID-19 patients during...
Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Healthcare Workers Dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review
Prevention of post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in healthcare workers (HCWs) facing the current COVID-19 pandemic is...
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For providers with PTSD, the trauma of COVID-19 isn’t over
They watched patients and colleagues sicken and die for months. Now, many front-line providers are struggling with...
Each COVID-19 surge poses a risk for healthcare workers: PTSD
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Pandemic burnout is rampant in academia
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Rochelle RobertsLambton College of Applied Arts and Technology
Emily HeithoffUniversity of Iowa
Rhonda SlocumbUniversity System of Georgia - Georgia Southwestern State University
Jillian KishLogan College of Chiropractic
Cynthia MedinaCitrus Health Network, Inc.
Breanna McCansCalifornia State University, Long Beach
Colleen BastianiUniversity of North Carolina System - Wilmington
Mohanad NadaAmerican University of Iraq-Sulaimani
Dhruv SharmaLong Beach
Toni-Ann PlummerNorthern Caribbean University
Quadeera MatipEast Los Angeles College
Kay AugustineKay Botanicals
Melia AsatoCalifornia State University, Long Beach
Dana CarcamoPrince George's Community/Technical College
Serena BrahamNorthern Caribbean University
Tamia RobertsonNorthern Caribbean University
Byron EdwardsNCU - Northern Caribbean University
Chantrea CopelandNorthern Caribbean University
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Tyra MurrayNorthern Caribbean University
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