Preventing and Managing Secondary Stress in the Time of COVID-19


Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 8:00am ET - 1:00pm ET
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In the wake of the pandemic, close to half of nurses are reporting symptoms of depression.


Gloria F. Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCPP

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This webinar, presented by an internationally recognized expert, Gloria F. Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCPP, provides insight and strategies for dealing with secondary stress, and its emotional and moral distress. Dealing effectively with secondary stress can be, literally, a matter of life or death.

Topics to be addressed in this important and timely program include:

  • Differences between normative job stress and secondary stress experienced by caregivers
  • Signs and behaviors of secondary stress
  • Effective strategies for self-care
  • Resilience building and post traumatic growth in the face of secondary stress

ANA is able to offer this important and valuable webinar based on the generous support of NSO, ANA’s endorsed partner for Professional Liability Insurance.

Who should attend: Nurses in all practice settings 

Our Presenter: Gloria F. Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCPP

Gloria Donnelly is a longstanding proponent of self-care and resilience building strategies. She is the co-author with Dr. R. Wicks, of Overcoming Secondary Stress in Medical and Nursing Practice, Oxford University Press, 2021. Dr. Donnelly is Dean Emerita and Professor Emerita, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. True to her own quest for personal resilience, Dr. Donnelly is a Stand-Up Comedian who has used her comedic talents to raise funds to assist nursing and health professions’ students.   

Additional information: Registration closes on June 7, 2022, at 1 pm ET. Register to receive 24/7 access to this webinar. A viewing link will be emailed to all registrants on or about June 10, 2022.

Please join us for this valuable webinar! 

This program is informational only; no contact hours will be awarded.

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