Week 1 Resources

Week 1: Self-Care

Academy Fellows who have expertise on this subject discuss the importance of nurses practicing self-care especially during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Professor of Pediatrics & Psychiatry, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University
  • Cynda H. Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, Anne and George Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
  • Judy E. Davidson, DNP, RN, FCCM, FAAN, Nurse Scientist, University of California San Diego Health Sciences
Content Warning: These videos discuss the topic of suicide.The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. Other international suicide helplines can be found at befrienders.org.

Bernadette Melnyk

Cynda H. Rushton

Judy E. Davidson

Resources on Nurse Well Being:

Resources on Moral Distress, Resilience, and Ethics

Resources on Clinician Burnout

Resources for the Prevention of Nurse Suicide: