Nurses at Risk (38:00)The demands of nursing can affect an individual physically, mentally, and emotionally. This program is designed to teach nursing staff members how to cope with the unique demands of their duties, examining specific stressors and highlighting strategies nurses can use to decrease the possibility of stress-related disorders. Identifying negative coping mechanisms commonly used by nursing personnel, the video discusses their health impact and describes positive stress-management techniques. Viewers learn to recognize characteristics commonly associated with a codependent personality and how those characteristics could manifest in a codependent nurse. Safety and security issues and their corresponding protective measures are also explored.
Professional Career Tools: A Survival Guide (26:00)This video is an excellent primer on professional conduct for health care practitioners, with regard to both seeking/applying for a position and optimally performing one's role. Divided into two parts, the program first deals with job search and interview techniques; the second part then focuses on establishing sound personal health practices, increasing awareness of body language, learning the principles of stress management, developing time management skills, and setting priorities. Valuable information for the beginning health care professional.
Nurse Practitioner - Career Q&A: Professional Advice and InsightWhat is it like to be a nurse practitioner? In this Career Q&A video interview, Sharon Yang talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success as a nurse practitioner. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.