Secondary Traumatic Stress: Interview with Lesly Kelly, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

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By The Gypsy Nurse Staff

June 20, 2021



Pandemic Remnants: Secondary Traumatic Stress an Interview with Lesly Kelly, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Pandemic Remnants: Secondary Traumatic Stress with Lesly Kelly, PhD, RN, FAAN from Elite Learning Experiences on Vimeo.

Elite Learning recently sat down with Lesly Kelly, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, to discuss the pandemic remnants and the effect it has had on secondary traumatic stress.

In the video, the following questions were answered:

  1. What is the issue of secondary trauma or traumatic stress?
  2. How has it changed with COVID?
  3. What will be some of the challenges our nurses will face after we finally move out of this crisis of COVID and the many years to come?
  4. What hope or optimism do you have for nursing?

Below you will find some information from the video. To find out the answers to all the questions please watch the video above.

Secondary Traumatic Stress:

It is called because you pick it up from being a caregiver. Being a nurse, you can’t avoid secondary traumatic stress. Being proactive and having strategies will help to mitigate it.

How has COVID changed it?

Before, we may not have experienced the traumatic stress as often or rarely experienced it; with COVID, it is happening daily or multiple times a day. COVID accelerated how quickly it is happening.

You can learn more by watching the video above.

More about Elite Learning:

From their beginning in 1999 as a pioneer in continuing education for salon professionals to one that now serves more than 350,000 professionals each year across 24 professions, they’ve stayed true to their mission to help their customers achieve more in their careers.

Today, they offer healthcare professionals, salon professionals, massage therapists, funeral professionals, and many more a wide range of education and professional development courses across a nationally accredited platform.

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