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In the span of just a few months, COVID-19 has become a global pandemic that has redefined our daily lives. So many questions about COVID-19 remain unanswered, and research is essential to bend the curve and save lives especially for nurses and other healthcare workers who are on the front lines of this pandemic. Rush University Medical Center, in ...

State nurses association focuses on increasing physical activity for nurses and ending nurse abuse. ANA-Illinois is the state affiliate of the American Nurses Association. They represent ALL registered nurses in the state of Illinois, without regard to specialty or practice setting. They have also just upped their partner level with Healthy ...


 

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Champion Spotlight 24

Learn more about the work our Champions are doing to support the health and well-being of their nurses.

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Safety
Your safety matters. This domain covers a wide range of topics - from staying alert at the wheel to safe patient handling and mobility.
 

Rest
Rest breaks and healthy sleep are not only restorative - but are key to your health and to providing safe patient care. This domain addresses strategies and guidelines for restorative sleep, workplace breaks and napping, and managing shift work.

Quality of Life
Your work, home life, family, and other commitments frequently compete for your time and attention. This domain focuses on the elements that improve the quality and balance of your life including your physical, financial, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

Physical Activity
Nurses are often on their feet all day but fall short of recommended national guidelines for physical exercise. This domain includes strategies for overcoming barriers for guidelines and meeting exercise guidelines.

Nutrition
It isn't easy to find time for healthy eating. On average, nurses consume less fruits, veggies, and whole grains than other Americans. This domain covers recommended guidelines for dietary health, managing diet at work, and overcoming barriers to nutrition.

Mental Health
The nature and stresses of the nursing profession can take a toll on your mental health. This domain deals with your psychological affect and health. Mental wellbeing practices, stress relief resources, and personal stories are just some of the assets included here.

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Cardiovascular Health for African Americans in Kent County, Maryland

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death around the world (WHO, 2021). The rates of Cardiovascular disease (CVD) are higher in the African American population throughout the United States, and this is reflected in Kent County, Maryland as well....

This is so amazing! What an incredible program!!

What an amazing program! 
What great programs!!
So motivational!! Great tips and I love that he shared a meal plan!!