Since joining the healthcare workforce in 2006 as a patient transporter and ekg tech, I gained plenty of insight and experience throughout my journey. This experience along with my calling for helping others led me to becoming a Registered Nurse in 2012. With an extensive nursing background in Med-Surg/Tele, Emergency Department, and Cardiac Cath Lab, I am able to relate with the stress that my fellow nurses endure on a daily basis, as well as the impact that this stress may have on their mental health state.
In today's healthcare climate involving a worldwide pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus, I found value in exploring for my MSN thesis...
"The Effects of Caring for Patients with COVID-19 on the Mental Health of Critical Care Nurses"
- Brian Alexander Gutierrez MSN(c), BSN, RN, PHN