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Published: 01 March 2021

224 Pages

5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197547243

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Overcoming Secondary Stress in Medical and Nursing Practice

A Guide to Professional Resilience and Personal Well-Being

Second Edition

Robert J. Wicks and Gloria F. Donnelly

  • Describes how health care professionals can develop personal self-care protocols
  • Offers a "Medical-Nursing Professional Secondary Stress Self-Awareness Questionnaire" for private reflection or for discussion with one's mentor
  • Includes a unique section on strengthening one's inner life through the use of three core spiritual wisdom approaches

New to this Edition:

  • Features case studies drawn from the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Covers both acute and chronic stress, addressing immediate needs in a crisis and medium- and long-term self-care strategies
  • Among the only resources devoted specifically to the self-care of medical and nursing professionals dealing with secondary stress, trauma, and burnout
  • New co-author Gloria Donnelly brings a wealth of nursing experience, adding depth to the self-care and resilience expertise of the original

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