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Why aren't nurses looking after themselves?
Presenter Kay Ross
Kay has worked for over 40 years as a nurse, educator and speaker and is an expert in education, training, presenting and online course development in a number of areas including Leadership, Nurses’ Health & Wellness, Burnout, Communication, Presentation Skills and Chronic Disease Prevention and Management.
Kay is a registered nurse and has a Master of Education, Diploma in Life Coaching and Counselling, CDSM (Chronic Disease Self-Management) and Chronic Disease Prevention. She has worked as nurse in ICU, Paediatrics, Women’s Health and Palliative Care. Additionally, Kay has a long career as an Educator in the US and Australia, including Academic roles in Universities and Colleges. Her presentations are always well-received, and she loves nothing more than sharing her knowledge and expertise to audiences, Nationally and Internationally.
A recent survey shows that nurses are not looking after themselves and many describe their health as “poor or just OK”.
In this presentation, Kay talks about why nurses are notoriously bad at caring for themselves and what we need to do to change this alarming trend!
In this session, you will:
- Discuss the major health issues that nurses face in the workplace
- Identify the reasons that nurses do not make their own health a priority
- Outline the strategies that nurses can use to address their own health concerns
- Develop an individual health goal plan that they can implement immediately