Building Resilience and Well-being in Primary Care During and After the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Multiple Case-study in Continuing Professional Development #84
Title: Building Resilience and Well-being in Primary Care During and After the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Multiple Case-study in Continuing Professional Development
Description: Across all waves, the Covid-19 pandemic is continuing to place a severe burden on the mental health and psychological well-being of primary care practitioners (PCPs), including feeling at risk of contagion due to lack of personal protection equipment and testing and high workload. Healthcare organizations have been called upon to support their professionals’ well-being through leadership by supporting interventions to enhance their resilience. However, there is a substantial mismatch between PCPs’ perceived needs and available interventions. Most interventions address individual professional support needs whereas most PCPs report greater interest in occupational protection, rest, and social support. Healthcare leaders argue that an integrative approach to continuing professional development (CPD) could play a key role in the pandemic by assisting PCPs in retooling and learning new skills and competencies. However, the impact of CPD interventions aimed at supporting PCP’s mental health has not been systematically evaluated over time across the micro, meso, and macro system levels. This pilot study aims to contribute to this emerging critical gap by exploring the psychological needs of PCPs in Canada and the availability and use of individual, team and organizational interventions for building PCPs’ resilience.
Specifics: Study Population:
Psychologists, practicing in Ontario, Quebec, or British-Columbia. Primary care (clinic(s), office(s), nursing home(s), long-term care facilities and/or emergency department(s)). Practice in urban, suburban, rural or remote area(s).
Participants will complete a sociodemographic questionnaire and interview (30 – 45 minutes; recorded with the permission of participants and transcribed). (They will be able to access and comment on interview transcripts.)
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Location: Online, study approved in Montreal (Quebec, Canada)
Project lead: Tina Montreuil
Study Dates: janvier 13, 2023 to juin 30, 2023