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Session 29 | PTSD in Frontline Health Care Workers: Pre- and Post-COVID-19 [CANCELED]

Session Summary

This Session Has Been Canceled. We apologize for the Inconvenience

Frontline health care workers, especially those in long term care centers, play a vital role in the treatment of severely ill residents. Their continual exposure to treatment-related stressors may result in increased feelings of irritability, anger, depressed mood and emotional instability. Health care workers are at a higher risk for developing PTSD when compared with the general population. Given the essential role of health care workers, both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, interventions to prevent and address PTSD in this population are paramount.