Nursing leaders have voiced concern about the health and well-being of nurses and other healthcare providers during the recovery phase of disaster response after the coronavirus pandemic . There is much that can be learned from the experiences of our military colleagues . Behavioral health military nurses serving on readiness teams have educated leaders on how to apply psychological first aid (PFA) within their units during the recovery phase of disasters . This article will describe how nursing leaders can use PFA to enhance psychological support and resilience in their staff.
MeSH: Coronavirus Infections, epidemiology, Humans, Interprofessional Relations, Leadership, Military Nursing, Nurse Administrators, psychology, Nursing Staff, psychology, Pandemics, Pneumonia, Viral, epidemiology, Resilience, Psychological, Social Support