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Mental Health Wellness: Addressing Health Care Professional Burnout During Uncertain Times

This is a Live Private Event for members of the United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (UAPRN) Cobb-Cherokee Chapter.

The COVID-19 pandemic has exerted substantial effects on mental health. In this presentation Walter Lawhorn, PharmD will discuss the dynamics of mental health and the potential impacts of a pandemic or other extreme stressors that may result in healthcare professional burnout. The speaker will also explore a stress continuum model, sources of stress, and highlight strategies for health care professionals to establish and maintain wellness, build resilience, and engage in healthy self-care.


Ruth’s Chris Steak House

620 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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(770) 420-1985 View Venue Website


  • Walter Lawhorn, PharmD (OPDC)

    Regional Medical Lead

Speaker Walter Lawhorn, PharmD is an employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.



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