COVID-19 2023 updates
- MDHHS provides update as federal Public Health Emergency comes to an end
- Fact Sheet: End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
- End of the Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) Declaration- What you need to know
Poor Air Quality Related To Canadian World Fires: How to Stay Safe
- Air Quality Index- color-coded forecasts- a guide to air quality in your community
- Your health and wildfire smoke
- American Lung Association 10 Tips to Protect Yourself from Unhealthy Air
Mpox: What’s new and updated
Self Care RESOURCES
DEI Health Care Resources
- MNA’s Black Men’s Health Resources page
- The Trevor Project: Suicide Prevention Resources for LGBTQ+ Youth
- Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations: Information & Resource Kit Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
- Aging Matters: Aging With Pride. Nashville Public Television
Self-Care Resources For Health Care Workers
- Health Worker Burnout- The U.S Surgeon General’s Advisory on Building a Thriving Health Workforce
- Johnson & Johnson’s commitment to Nurses-Mental Health & Wellbeing Resources
- Self-Care For Healthcare Workers
- Support for Public Health Workers and Health Professionals
- 10 Best Free Meditation Apps to Give You a Sense of Calm- Readers Digest
Michigan and National Mental Health Resources
- 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline and Michigan Crisis & Access Line
- National Alliance on Mental Illness
- Mental Health Resources for Nurses
- Mental Health First Aid
- 988 Suicide and crisis lifeline: Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
Legal and licensure Resources
Substance Misuse / Chemical Dependency in Michigan Healthcare Professionals:
For concerns about any healthcare individual needing support to recover from substance misuse or chemical dependency, please visit the Michigan Health Profession Recovery Program website. The HPRP is a confidential, non-disciplinary program designed to assist licensed or registered health professionals recover from substance abuse/chemical dependency problems or a mental health problem. The toll-free number for the HPRP is 800-453-3784. Click here for more information on the Health Professional Recovery Program. There are also a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the HPRP in Michigan.
Malpractice: What are some common areas for malpractice concerns for nurses?
- Failing to properly monitor a patient and missing a change in their vital signs.
- Failing to respond to a patient in a timely manner.
- Failing to call a physician for assistance, when needed.
- Failing to update a patient’s chart with any changes in his or her progress.
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