Lightworker Forum Resources Page

Posted by Dike Drummond MD

Lightworker Forum Resources Page - Crowd-sourced from our Weekend Lightworker Forum Mastermind Calls 

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Humanizing COVID-19 Interactions with Lightworkers

The PPE Portrait Project

A smiling picture of you without a mask, attached to your PPE can make a HUGE DIFFERENCE

http://www.ppeportrait.org/

The Selfie Mask Image Generator

One Step Further - Put Your Face ON YOUR MASK

http://services.ayespee.net/selfie-mask.htm


Discussion Links for the Week of 6/1/2020

Coronavirus crisis could cause $25tn fossil fuel industry collapse.

How to be an antiracist: Antiracism, explained.

I Can’t Turn My Brain Off: PTSD and Burnout Threaten Medical Workers

Coronavirus: Sweden no-lockdown chief would put more restrictions now.

COVID-19 Has Killed Close To 300 U.S. Health Care Workers, New Data From CDC Shows

Experiment shows human speech generates droplets that linger in the air for more than 8 minutes

Millions of cicadas are expected to emerge after 17 years underground because, of course, it's 2020.

Researchers: Nearly Half Of Accounts Tweeting About Coronavirus Are Likely Bots.

Doctors face pay cuts, furloughs and supply shortages as coronavirus pushes primary care to the brink

“The Costco Model on Steroids”: Massive Corporate Deals Are Making Hospitals’ PPE Shortages Worse

Scientists propose a 50 days on, 30 days off coronavirus lockdown strategy.

IU research shows electroceutical fabric eradicates coronaviruses on contact

United Nations Policy Brief:
Covid-19 and the Need for Action on Mental Health

First 'Map' of Vaccine Battlegrounds on Social Media Shows How Dire Things Have Become.

America's response to the coronavirus is the most American thing ever.

I'm never going to be the same': Medics grapple with mental trauma on COVID-19 front line

At-home saliva test marks a U.S. coronavirus breakthrough

Latest coronavirus treatments give doctors something new: Hope

Small medical practices struggle to survive amid coronavirus pandemic

A nurse without an N95 mask raced in to treat a ‘code blue’ patient. She died 14 days later

‘Finally, a virus got me.’ Scientist who fought Ebola and HIV reflects on facing death from COVID-19

Refusing to Wear a Mask Is a Uniquely American Pathology.

Hospital responds after video shows one of their nurses in a crowded Wisconsin bar without a mask

Doctors are turning to GoFundMe to stay afloat during the pandemic

US nursing homes seek legal immunity as Covid-19 spreads ‘like brushfire’.

Suicide Prevention Aims To Get Ahead Of Pandemic's Added Pressures : Shots - Health News.

This veterinary lab is the linchpin in one state’s coronavirus testing approach

Coronavirus: 11 questions about Covid-19 we still can’t answer

Let’s Provide Unemployment Benefits Without Layoffs.

Why the porn industry has a lot to teach us about safety in the Covid-19 era

Coronavirus job losses hit these 3 states the hardest.

We cannot allow the normalization of firearms at protests to continue

Emergency doctor: We need help before it's too late

The Small-Business Die-Off Is Here.

U.S. Treasury To Borrow $3 Trillion In 3 Months To Pay For Pandemic

The pandemic has made the US healthcare crisis far more dire. We must fix the system

A Flint, Michigan Family Dollar Security Guard Was Shot Dead After Telling A Woman To Wear A Mask.

Arizona stops experts who predict worsening outbreak

This is how bad things are for museums: They now have a green light to sell off their art

An early warning system for coronavirus infections could be found in your toilet

771 lawsuits — and counting: Wave of virus litigation hits businesses across the U.S.

 

RESOURCES

The following resources have been recommended by participants or discussed in Lightworker Forum Calls. 

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Suicide Prevention Resources

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/


VIDEO TRAINING
How to reach out to a colleague in distress.


METANOIA

Great page to read if you are contemplating suicide. Please read it now no matter what your situation, so you can feel its tone and support.

For you or a friend https://www.metanoia.org/suicide/

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Virtual Visit Workflow BEST PRACTICE

Getting rave reviews from this tech platform

EPIC - ZOOM - MY CHART

Three step team work flow:

  • Best when med rec and other admin work done the DAY BEFORE
  • Day of appointment, staff performs VIRTUAL ROOMING
  • Provider sees patient with those two steps complete.

 

Another HIPAA compliant platform for tele-visits
https://doxy.me/

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Research Articles:

 
1) Long-term Psychological and Occupational Effects of Providing Hospital
Healthcare during SARS Outbreak

This is a preview of the long term psych effects on caregivers and staff from a
much smaller infectious outbreak in Toronto in 2003
Here is a full PDF download:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3291360/pdf/06-0584.pdf 


2) Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic
NEJM
https://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMp2008017?articleTools=true 


3) Understanding and Addressing Sources of Anxiety Among Health Care
Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This one is strange. Would love to talk about it on the weekend's calls
JAMA.
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2764380 
 
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COVID-19 Patient Management Resources

 
My awesome colleague Jackie Christianson, APNP wrote and narrated an in-depth COVID update for nurses and other front line staff. It's peer-reviewed and is evidence-based. She is contracted in NYC and has been on the VERY front lines, managing the non-vent patients in tents, etc. 
 
UV Sterilizer Cabinet
 
INTUBATION BOX
 
 
Cambridge Mask

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Binge Worthy TV Series

Game of Thrones on HBO

Unorthodox on Netflix

What we do in the Shadows on FX

Kim's Convenience on Netflix

Tiger King on Netflix

Call the Midwife on PBS

Secret Agent Man TV series on UPN in 2000

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Non-Clinical Career Information for Physicians

Podcast for the website of Physician NonClinical Careers with John Jurica.

https://vitalpe.net/pnc-podcast/

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RECOMMENDED HOME WORKOUTS:

https://dailyburn.com/landing

https://icanfeeltheburn.com/app/

https://www.fitnessblender.com/ 

Rucksack workout
https://www.goruck.com/

Joe Wicks
https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html

ZWIFT Running

https://www.zwift.com/run

NIKE Run Club
https://www.nike.com/nrc-app

Zombies Run Game
https://zombiesrungame.com/


Yoga with Tim
https://timsenesiyoga.com/

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FOOD AND DIET RESOURCES:

https://www.dietdoctor.com/

https://prolonfmd.com/

https://iconmeals.com/

Strawberry Avocado Salad
2 TBLs white sugar, but I use 2 packets of stevia, 2 TBLS olive oil; 4 teaspoons of honey; 1 TBLS cider vinegar; 1 teaspoon lemon juice (mix together) and add to 2 cups torn salad greens, 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and sliced; 10 strawberries, sliced; 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts. Excellent.

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MINDFULNESS RESOURCES:

Inner Strength Essentials

https://www.innerstrengthessentials.com/


Deepak Chopra free programs

https://chopra.com/free-programs

Virtual Yoga Classes

https://greenvilleyoga.com/classes/class-schedule/

Mindfulness for Anxiety

https://mindfulness.soulnutrition.org/event/online-course-mindfulness-for-anxietyfree/

 

INSURANCE AND CHEAP PHARMA OPTIONS

Lost Your Job and Need Medical Insurance and Cheaper Rx Options

Here is a Facebook page with a number of cool resources 

1. to maintain medical insurance when you lose your job 
2. Apply for patient assistance pharmaceutical programs
3. Do price shopping for medicines and other medical services. 
 
Save up to 80% on Brand Name Drugs - for you and your patients
 
 

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