At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
Identify three (3)challenges facing caregivers of older adults during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
List three (3) practical tips for addressing the specific needs needs of residents experiencing social isolation and stress-related conditions.
Select three (3) strategies for addressing caregivers emotional health
At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the psychological impact of COVID-19 on individuals living and working in the long-term care setting by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.
Linda Shubert, MSN, RN
Linda has 30 years of nursing experience working with the older adult across rehabilitation, home health, geriatric case management, acute care, and
long-term care settings. Linda has held a variety of clinical, teaching, and administrative positions including Director of Nursing, Clinical Professor of Nursing, Staff Development Coordinator, and Simulation and Skills Lab Director. As a staff development director in long-term care for 19 years, she has presented new employee orientation and annual federal training for all departments. Linda
is an advocate for competency-based training for all employees to meet annual regulatory requirements while promoting quality outcomes for the older adult in the long-term care setting.