Training and Resources for Health Workers and Mental Health

This page has training and resources by topic related to health workers and mental health. For more tools and resources related to mental health, you can visit the CDC Mental Health page. View our webinar on this NIOSH Initiative, Protecting Health Worker Mental Health: A Call-to-Action to learn more.

Training

NIOSH Training for Nurses on Shift Work and Long Work Hours

This online training can help nurses and their managers understand and cope with the demands of shift work and long work hours. Users should have a health science background. Parts 1 and 2 of the course each take about 1.5 hours each to complete. NIOSH encourages employers to provide work time to employees to complete this training. Continuing education certificates are available.

Job Stress: A Continuing Education Program for Today’s Nurse

This training comes from a NIOSH Center for Excellence for Total Worker Health®, the Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace. It consists of four 15-30 minute long learning modules, plus case studies and reference material. The modules cover stressors in the healthcare workplace, the impact of job stress, and prevention strategies for individuals and institutions. This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing at 244 CMR 5.00 for 4 contact hours.

Resources by Topic

Resources

    Literature Review

  • NIOSHTIC-2 is a searchable bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, documents, grant reports, and journal articles supported in whole or in part by NIOSH.
  • NIOSHTIC-2 search results on Stress are based on keywords related to stress and healthcare.

Resources

Blog

Literature Review

  • NIOSHTIC-2 a searchable bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, documents, grant reports, and journal articles supported in whole or in part by NIOSH.
  • NIOSHTIC-2 search results on Fatigue are based on keywords related to fatigue and healthcare.

Resources

 Literature Review

  • NIOSHTIC-2 is a searchable bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, documents, grant reports, and journal articles supported in whole or in part by NIOSH.
  • NIOSHTIC-2 search results on Burnout are based on keywords related to burnout and healthcare.

Tools

Resources

Literature Review

  • NIOSHTIC-2 is a searchable bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, documents, grant reports, and journal articles supported in whole or in part by NIOSH.
  • NIOSHTIC-2 search results on Substance Use are based on keywords related to substance use and healthcare.

Resources

Blog

Scientific Articles

Literature Review

  • NIOSHTIC-2 a searchable bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, documents, grant reports, and journal articles supported in whole or in part by NIOSH.
  • NIOSHTIC-2 search results on Suicide are based on keywords related to suicide and healthcare.
Page last reviewed: February 14, 2022