Episode 13 - ICU STAFF FACE STRESS & EMOTION CARING FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS

Episode 13 - ICU STAFF FACE STRESS & EMOTION CARING FOR COVI...

Hospital Insider: The Podcast

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Liz McNamara is living her dream: she is a Registered Nurse working in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Brantford General Hospital. Liz knows how ill Covid-19 patients can become, fast; and the stress working in the ICU can have on herself and her family. These days driving home from work the 31-year old mother of three young children finds herself thinking of her husband and family — a lot. Recently, Liz was swabbed for Covid-19 — thankfully, her result came back negative. Angela Cooper-Brathwaite is also a RN and is the President of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO). Angela has worked during two pandemics: polio in Trinidad in 1972, and SARS in 2003 in southern Ontario. Hear the lived experience — the stress and emotions of frontline nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Liz McNamara is living her dream: she is a Registered Nurse working in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Brantford General Hospital. Liz knows how ill Covid-19 patients can become, fast; and the stress working in the ICU can have on herself and her family. These days driving home from work the 31-year old mother of three young children finds herself thinking of her husband and family — a lot. Recently, Liz was swabbed for Covid-19 — thankfully, her result came back negative. Angela Cooper-Brathwaite is also a RN and is the President of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO). Angela has worked during two pandemics: polio in Trinidad in 1972, and SARS in 2003 in southern Ontario. Hear the lived experience — the stress and emotions of frontline nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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