Care for the Caregiver: How to Handle Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19

  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Lectures1 Video
  • Enrolled 1,247 students enrolled
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Key concepts covered include:

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to understand:

  • Risk factors contributing to stress and anxiety in Formal Caregivers.
  • Signs of caregiver stress
  • Warning signs of Excessive Stress and Anxiety
  • Measures for balancing stress and anxiety in Formal Caregivers
  • Risk factors contributing to stress and anxiety in Informal Caregivers.
  • Measures for balancing stress and anxiety in Informal Caregivers

What you'll learn

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on global economies and societies. Although social distancing policies are needed to contain the spread and impact of COVID-19, they also impose a psychological and financial burden on people such as caregivers who are already experiencing increased distress. A caregiver is anyone who provides help to another person in need. They could be ‘formal caregivers’ such as the Frontline workers and ‘informal caregivers’ such as the caregivers in homes, daycares, and rehabilitation set-ups. read more »»

The COVID-19 pandemic is an instance of traumatic stress and will likely worsen existing mental health difficulties and lead to new disorders in others for an extended period. The caregivers, face the added burden of being exposed to the virus almost continuously while providing care to the infected which contributes to physical and mental stress, and psychological risks such as fear of being a carrier of the virus and put their family, friends, or colleagues at risk, and fear of dying.

This course discusses the measures to balance stress and anxiety in the caregivers during the current COVID-19 crisis.

Who Should Attend?

  • Medical and Paramedical Students
  • Interns
  • Nursing staff
  • Home-based caregivers
  • Volunteers and Social workers

Instructor

Medvarsity

Medvarsity is the pioneer in online medical education


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Medvarsity is the pioneer in online medical education and is now Asia’s largest company in the domain with more than 50,000 graduates who have upskilled through the courses offered by the organization and more than 10,000 active learners who are engaged in their online medical courses and contact programs.

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Instructor

Medvarsity

Medvarsity is the pioneer in online medical education


4/5

Medvarsity is the pioneer in online medical education and is now Asia’s largest company in the domain with more than 50,000 graduates who have upskilled through the courses offered by the organization and more than 10,000 active learners who are engaged in their online medical courses and contact programs.

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Last Updated 07/2021

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