Grant Awarded: Jan. 2022
Grant Timeframe: Jan. 2022-Dec. 2023
Leadership Commitment: Mental Health of Frontline Healthcare Workers
The following strategies will be implemented to address the evolving crisis in the mental health and wellbeing of frontline healthcare workers:
1. Convening experts for roundtable discussions on key topics: APAF and the Center will leverage their
extensive network of experts to convene small groups of leaders from diverse healthcare systems to
discuss the impact of the pandemic on the healthcare workforce, including burnout, excessive stress,
trauma, depression, anxiety, suicide, and substance use. Representation will include leaders from
urban, rural and...
In this component of the Leadership, Equity and Diversity (LEAD) Initiative, we use the term “advocate” instead of “mentor” because mentors have mentees, but advocates have protégés. We view a mentor as someone who advises you and an advocate as someone who will support and recommend you. A advocate is an individual invested in a protégé's career success.
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The SC Legislature passed and the Governor has signed several items directly affecting you.
S. 345 (Senator Davis) expands the role of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN’s) which would, among other things, allow prescribing of schedule II drugs pursuant to a practice agreement in certain circumstances, including hospice and palliative care settings.
S. 918 (Senators Peeler, Malloy, Hembree and M. B. Matthews) establishes certain prescribing limitations when prescribing narcotics to minors and requires DHEC to provide prescription reports to practitioners.
H. 4116 (Reps. Ridgeway, Douglas, Spires, G. M. Smith, and others) which prohibits hospitals and insurance companies from enjoining physicians...