Free online program addresses job stress in nursing
Lowell, MA – A new online program from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, aims to help nurses cope with stress on the job.
The modules, which last between 15 and 30 minutes, are:
- "Introduction to Job Stress in Nursing," an overview on the impact of stress on the nursing profession
- "Stressors in the Healthcare Workplace," which explores how the field has altered over the years and discusses stress factors and hazards for nurses
- "The Impact of Job Stress," which highlights how stress affects both physical and mental health and patient care
- "Stress Prevention and Coping Strategies," which outlines primary, secondary and tertiary levels of prevention strategies and also offers resources