PTSD

Support nurses with job embeddedness

Use this model to promote nurse retention. Takeaways: The recent pandemic, and potential consequential post-traumatic stress disorder, might affect nurse retention significantly. Strategically planned job...

From trauma to post traumatic growth

My 94-year old grandfather told me a story of a mentor from his church. She was a nurse during the 1918 influenza pandemic that...

Tattooed scars of war

The sounds of helicopters and alarms signaling that we were under attack haunt me to this day.  I completed two tours to Iraq and...

American Nurse welcomes Cherissa Jackson, “America’s Combat Nurse”

Live at the Table interview with Navy Veteran, Denetra Hampton Often times women are omitted from board room discussions or asked to be a part...

Transform trauma with ACEs Sciences Film Festival & follow-up discussions

ACES Connection, The Relentless School Nurse, and the Center For Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) has joined forces to create a trauma-informed virtual film festival! Our program...

Children and post-traumatic stress disorder

Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. Takeaways: Any child exposed to a traumatic event can experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Children’s symptoms can be very...

Easing the psychological impact of COVID-19 for nurses

Nurses are at the forefront of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, providing life-saving care for affected patients. Psychological distress can be significant for...

Simulation for suicide prevention training

A unique approach to large group training. Takeaways: Twenty veterans die by suicide each day. The preferred method of learning by most adults is simulation. ...

Who will care for society’s forgotten?

Editor's note: Theresa is a frequent contributor to the New York Times (NYT), and recently authored an Op-Ed on an issue that affects the public...

Johns Hopkins Center for Psychedelic Research

In early September 2019, Johns Hopkins opened its new Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research, which explores the use of psychedelics on brain function,...

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