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Learn how to develop practical strategies to use right away: Improve management of employment responsibilities, identify self care methods, and more
Workers providing health services face many challenges that can lead to work-related stress. The COVID-19 pandemic has also let to new and worsening mental health concerns, including compassion fatigue. An expert panel discusses positive steps that can be taken to prevent, and address the distress that can lead to this condition.
Exploring the Historical Contributions of Blacks in Nursing
Robyn Hilliard, MSN, CMSRN, NEA-BC
(Interim Director of Nursing Practice and Policy,
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA)
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Presented by the George Washington Corner Society
Disasters come in many different forms: hurricanes and storms, earthquakes, tornadoes, fires, and, of course, pandemics. The communities affected by disasters include those that respond to them such as the health care, emergency response and law enforcement communities. It is important to document the lessons learned from disasters to better prepare for future crises, and to care for ourselves and our communities in the face of disasters.
Kristen Bloom, RN
Director of Infection Prevention and Emergency Preparedness
UR Thompson Health, Canandaigua, NY
Louis P. Rotkowitz, MD
Attending Physician in Emergency Medicine
Queens Hospital Center, Jamaica, NY
Dominick Vincenti, LMSW
NYPD, FDNY, Retired
International Association of Fire Fighters
Things have changed rapidly with COVID-19, but vaccine hesitancy continues to be a problem in the Finger Lakes region. Tonight’s program will touch on the science behind the vaccines, the epidemiology of COVID-19 and communication skills for improving vaccine acceptance in diverse communities.
Dr. Marielena Velez de Brown, Deputy Commissioner of Public Health
Monroe County, Rochester NY
Joined by panelists:
Dr. Paul Graman
Amy Hickey-Smith, LMSW
Dr. Deborah Stamps