Wellness in the Workplace

A well anesthesia professional is one who uses healthy, adaptive coping strategies to combat stress and fatigue at work and home. At work, a healthy fit-for-duty CRNA is integral to providing safe patient care. See below for healthy workplace tools and resources to handle disruptive behavior, impaired colleagues, adverse events and career transitions; tips to be safe, manage stress, avoid burnout, think positively, advocate for a well workplace, and get involved.

Help for Drug/Alcohol

Resources to build a healthy work environment:
   

Wellness in the Workplace Topics

Adverse/Critical Events

Bullying/Disruptive Behavior/Workplace Incivility

Stop Bullying ToolkitStop Bullying Tool Kit

  • Truth tools to assess your organization/environment/staff
  • Wisdom tools to obtaining knowledge and information
  • Courage tools to address behavior
  • Renewal tools and resources to support healing

Additional Resources

Career Transitions

CRNAs, like most healthcare professionals, will face multiple challenges during their career. Transitioning from student to anesthesia professional, career changes, coping with job loss when it is not your choice, and approaching retirement age. 

Finding a New Position

When Job Loss Is Not By Your Choice

Coping with Job Loss
 
Losing a job can be devastating and trying to manage the emotional and mental stress may be detrimental to your overall health and well-being. 

Approaching Retirement

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Ergonomics

Fatigue/Sleep​

Impaired Colleagues

Safe Practices/Workplace Violence

 Additional Resources

Advocate for a Safe Workplace

Stress/Burnout​

New - Substance Use Disorder Workplace Resources

Working with a Disability

CRNA Fitness-For-Duty

What you can do about workplace wellness?

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