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!
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.
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.
Receive free access to customizable tools to help you. Mood journals, breathing exercises, CBT thought records, and more will be right at your fingertips.
In this podcast series, two veteran nurses discuss coping mechanisms with practical ideas to renew our energy, confidence, and the passion for nursing.
Talk to compassionate listeners anytime you need. Confidentially talk about wellness, recovery, and resilience.
At the end of a long workday, follow these steps to decompress.
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.
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.
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.
Your Colleagues In Motion
Ways to Get Involved
UF Health Nursing Staff
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.
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.
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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UFHP Ambulatory Staff
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.
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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