Health Care Providers

Health care providers play a central and critical role in improving access and quality health care for the population. It is important for providers to take time to care for themselves in addition to caring for their patients.

In honor of the 2020-2021 Years of the Nurse and Nurse Midwife, we share this poem. Hopefully, the words speak to nurses and other health care providers. Can you find a portion of the Nightingale Pledge weaved throughout?  Thank you to each of our benevolent, principled nurses!

Secondary traumatic stress is the emotional duress that results when an individual hears about the firsthand trauma experiences of another.