The AARC partnered with CHEST to help bring their new Wellness Center to AARC members. We understand respiratory therapists face high demands each day, and this can take a toll physically and mentally. The Wellness Center provides tools to help you find your calm and improve your performance as a clinician. In addition to on-demand resources, CHEST offers monthly webinars focused on wellness topics. Check out the schedule below and save the dates on your calendar.
The COVID-19 Marathon – Are You in the Right Mindset?
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Time: 1 p.m. PT/ 3 p.m. CT/ 4 p.m. ET
Moderator: Alexander S. Niven, MD, FCCP
Panelist: Amit Sood, MD, MS
Have you ever found your mind racing at work? Struggled to focus on a patient conversation or task at a critical time? Snapped at your family at the end of a long day? Health care is a high-stress profession, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic challenges us every day as we strive to take the best care of our patients—and our families.
Join us for a conversation with Amit Sood, MD, Executive Director of the Global Center for Resiliency and Wellbeing, creator of the Resilient Option program, and a recognized international expert in this area. Dr. Sood will discuss the science and skills that teach us how to use our minds to their fullest potential. He will also describe a structured approach to reclaim our attention when we need it the most and to preserve compassion and meaning at the bedside during these challenging times.
You can also watch past webinars on-demand for CRCE. Visit the Wellness Center’s e-Learning Library for more information.
Apps and Tools to Help You Recharge
We understand that times are tough. With everything going on, it is important to take care of yourself. From TED Talks to podcasts to meditation exercises, the CHEST Wellness Center offers a variety of tools to help you keep your mental, physical and emotional well-being in check. AARC members should take advantage of the free resources CHEST offers through the Wellness Center.