Participant 017 Community Conversations Essay

dc.descriptionIn this essay, Participant 17 shares their experience working in a hospital as a patient care technician. The participant shares sadness and painful experiences of witnessing the loss of many lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. They describe concerns about the stress and terror faced when going to work, and the difficult experience of discussing end of life decisions with family. However, the writer ends the essay with a message of hope. The participant states that everyone at work has grown stronger through this shared experience in this hospital. They write that they have become more appreciative of life and learned to support one another through this tough process.
dc.description.sponsorshipNew Jersey Department of Health
dc.publisherTrenton, N.J.: New Jersey State Library
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCommunity Conversations: New Jersey's COVID-19 Storytelling Project; 017
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dc.rights.holderNew Jersey YMCA State Alliance
dc.subjectSecondary Suffering and Trauma
dc.subjectNoteworthy Quotes for Report or Presentation
dc.subjectPositive Outlook
dc.subjectOlder Persons
dc.subjectClinical Care
dc.subjectCOVID-19 Health Behaviors
dc.subjectCOVID-19 Pandemic
dc.subjectSomerset Co. (N.J.)
dc.subjectNew Jersey
dc.titleParticipant 017 Community Conversations Essay
dc.typeWritten (essay)


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