Date: April 6, 13 & 20, 2021
Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Register Online: https://bit.ly/2Ns92Iv
We can all agree that 2020 was a challenging year. The global pandemic caused panic, fear, and uncertainty. Life as we knew it was changing daily. No matter your role in healthcare you were impacted by COVID-19. We invite you to join us in learning how resiliency has strengthened us to move forward.
Ebe Boetcher, RRT
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Licensed Massage Therapist
Adjunct Faculty for Clinical Instruction
Ebe Boetcher will be leading both Session 1 & 2
The cost is $35 which includes the 3-part webinar series, & annual membership with IHEA & IACTE.
Current members - $20
CE hours are available for an additional $15.
Start Time Session
Part 1: 2:00 PM 60 min.
Part 2: 2:00 PM 60 min.
Part 3: 2:00 PM 60 min.
HELPFUL TIP: If you are teaching at the time of these webinars, we invite you to join us and make the learning session part of your class, or wrap-up of a clinical day!
Session 1 – April 6, 2021
Resilience, Life After the Wristband
The session will walk through what it is like to go from being the caregiver to being the patient. What it is like to have a brain injury. It will include perspectives on the path back to working in healthcare again, even when it was said it would never happen. Insights into how being the patient has changed personal deliver of care at the bedside will be discussed. Ideas will be shared that have been utilized with the healthcare team and students currently working with in the acute care setting.
Session 2 - April 13, 2021
Flying Blind While Building the Plane: Frontline Healthcare Workers Perspective
The session will highlight what it is like to be a Respiratory Therapist on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. How often the bar was moved in the beginning will be discussed as well as the changes the healthcare team has made to get to where it is today. Dealing with loss and the overwhelming amount of extremely ill and rapidly changing patients will also be examined. Opportunities that COVID-19 has provided and how I have learned to move faster while going slower will be presented.
Session 3 – April 20, 2021
A Panel Discussion: When the COVID Test was Positive
This panel discussion will consist of 3 Iowan’s who’ve been impacted, in various ways, by a positive COVID test. Learn about a wife who lost her husband. Learn about the struggles for a family who were losing their father. And learn about the struggles for our 3rd panelist to recover and return to work. This session will certainly demonstrate an incredible amount of resilience for a patient, a family, and colleagues.