J Hosp Palliat Nurs 2021 Jun 2. Epub 2021 Jun 2.
William E. Rosa, PhD, MBE, ACHPN, FAANP, FAAN, is postdoctoral research fellow in psycho-oncology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York. Kristin Levoy, PhD, MSN, RN, OCN, is postdoctoral research fellow, NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN, is nurse practitioner, Department of Neurology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN, is palliative nurse practitioner, Palliative Care Service, North Shore Medical Center, Salem, Massachusetts. Cheryl Thaxton, DNP, APRN, CPNP, FNP-BC, CHPPN, ACHPN, FPCN, is DNP program director/APRN program, College of Nursing, Texas Woman's University, Denton. Kelly Greer, BS, is supervisor, Division of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California.
Nurses are confronting a number of negative mental health consequences owing to high burdens of grief during COVID-19. Despite increased vaccination efforts and lower hospitalization and mortality rates, the long-term effects of mass bereavement are certain to impact nurses for years to come. The nurse coaching process is an evidence-based strategy that nurse leaders can use to assist staff in mitigating negative mental health outcomes associated with bereavement. Read More