Nurse Wellness

Calling All Nurses!

Explore this page to find resources tailored to you, nurses, to improve your overall health and wellbeing. Keep scrolling to view images of your coworkers getting involved, learn more about how you can get involved, and sign up for our nursing chats text listserv to stay up to date!

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Wellness Resources for all Nursing Staff

As nurses and clinical health professionals, your job is physically, mentally, and emotionally draining. Explore the resources below learn ways to improve your overall health and wellbeing to prevent burnout.

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Emotional Wellness

Our emotional wellness manifests in our ability to meet the world with optimism, trust, and a sturdy sense of self-esteem. The resources below are dedicated to improving the emotional wellness of nurses and health professionals.

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Moodfit

Receive free access to customizable tools to help you. Mood journals, breathing exercises, CBT thought records, and more will be right at your fingertips.

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Nursing State of Mind

 In this podcast series, two veteran nurses discuss coping mechanisms with practical ideas to renew our energy, confidence, and the passion for nursing.

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Happy App

Talk to compassionate listeners anytime you need. Confidentially talk about wellness, recovery, and resilience.

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After Work Checklist

At the end of a long workday, follow these steps to decompress.

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Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation

If all 4 million registered nurses increased their personal wellness and then their families, co-workers and patients followed suit, what a healthier nation we would live in! That is the goal of Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™, a program of the American Nurses Association Enterprise to connect and engage nurses, employers, and organizations around improving health in six areas: mental health, physical activity, nutrition, rest, quality of life, and safety.

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Nurses’ Guide to Mental Health Support

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Physical Wellness

Proper nutrition, exercise and disease prevention all add up to a healthier you! Learn quick and simple ways to get your body moving to prevent body dysfunction.

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Smart Movements

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Snacks on the Go

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Meal Prep 101

Occupational Wellness

Occupational Wellness

Your job as a nurse can often times be taxing, mentally and physically. But, your day-to-day work should provide personal fulfillment that maximizes your talents. Find resources here to support you in your goals.

Fight Against Burnout

Compassion Fatigue

Browse our other windows to wellness resources here!

Ways to Get Involved

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Become a Wellness Resource Partner

The Wellness Resource Partner (WRP) is a nursing employee who demonstrates a dedication to wellness and promotes a healthy and supportive work culture by bringing new and relevant wellness initiatives to their unit. The WRP functions as a role model, coach, and mentor, and supports the health and wellbeing of their coworkers.

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Request a Snack & Learn for Your Unit

Snack and Learns are engaging 10-15 minute presentations that cover a variety of different wellness topics like Smart Snacking, Stress Relief in the Moment, Boost: The Power of Taking a Break, and more! View our offerings below and email us at GatorCareWellness@shands.ufl.edu to schedule a snack & learn for your unit.

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Become the Healthiest Unit

Participate in wellness activities throughout the year to earn the title of Healthiest Unit! Some examples of wellness activities you and your unit can participate in are Snack & Learns, Team Challenges, Individual Challenges, create a Wellness Board, and/or encourage wellness breaks by providing a relaxing area for rest and restoration. Your WRP must submit this application. Please reach out to GatorCareWellness@shands.ufl.edu for an application.

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Text Listserv

Join the Nursing text listserv to receive wellness resources tailored to you! Text NURSING to 855-701-0838 to sign up.

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Become a Wellness Partner

A Wellness Partner plays a vital role in supporting employee wellness. A partner disseminates information, coordinates programs for their workplace, and encourages participation in wellness initiatives. Partners also provide valuable feedback to help the UF & UF Health Wellness Committee build a culture of health.

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Text Listserv

Join the UFHP Nursing text listserv to receive wellness resources tailored to you! Text UFHP to 855-701-0838 to sign up.

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Sign up for Our Text Listserv!

Finding this webpage and then having find the information you are looking for can be time consuming. Sign up for our Nursing Text Listserv to receive a monthly text that provides you resources for staying well at work.

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