Focusing on how you feel and becoming aware of your breathing is all part of learning self-care techniques that can address stress and anxiety in your personal and professional life. Learn more: https://nursing.kent.edu/iisc/learn
Our nursing program is considered one of the most stressful majors here at Kent State University. We are committed to helping our students reduce stress through the new Interprofessional Institute for Self-Care. You can find self-care resources on the website at https://nursing.kent.edu/iisc (Click on the photo to read the story at KentWired.com)
Yesterday, Rhonda Kuster from Urban Zen taught faculty self-care practices to relieve anxiety and exhaustion. They discussed ways to integrate these practices into the classroom and clinical setting to help students deal with the stress related to entering the nursing field.
The Self-Care Cafe is open today from 9a-5p on the first floor of Henderson Hall. Come down and meet Michelle Bozeman, director of the Interprofessional Institute for Self-Care. She will teach you self-care techniques that can help you navigate the rest of the semester.