The Impact of COVID-19 on the Health and Well-Being of Frontline Health Workers Who Have Managed the Pandemic
- Describe the ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic has affected people’s lives, both mentally and physically.
- Discuss the role of frontline health professionals and the challenges they have faced during the pandemic.
- Discuss coping mechanisms of frontline health professionals during the pandemic.
Cymara Kuehner, PhD
Relationships and Educational Affairs Executive Coordinator, Centro Universitáro Christus (Unichristus), Fortaleza, Brazil
Cymara Kuehner holds a PhD in Medical Sciences from UFC and a Master in Physical Therapy. Dr. Kuehner graduated in Physical Therapy from the University of Fortaleza - UNIFOR (1998), with specialization in Traumatology-Orthopedics from the Institute of Health Professions / Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA USA (2005). She is currently a researcher in Rheumathology and professor at Centro Universitário Christus (UNICHRISTUS) (2009 - current). Dr. Kuehner is an adviser and professor of the Professional Master in Minimally Invasive Technology and Simulation in Healthcare at Unichristus. She is a collaborator in the Post-Graduation of Surgery at UFC in the area of Biostatistics from 2011 – current. She is currently the Coordinator of The Center for Relationships and Educational Affairs at Unichristrus.
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- Cymara Kuehner, PhD - Speaker
- Sondra Schreiber - Activity Director
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 1.00 AOA Category 2A
- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
- 1.00 IBON