UCSF Education for Healthcare Providers on Care and Research During COVID-19
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Psychological First Aid Strategies to Deal With Acute Stress

To begin the course, play the video below. There is a link below the video to complete the evaluation and post-test if you want to receive credit for this activity.

Starts On: 8/5/2020
Ends On: 8/4/2021
Session Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Course Number: MED23088O
Credits: 1.00

For Credit, complete the evaluation and post-test

This activity was recorded on April 9, 2020.  This presentation is part of the Emotional Well-Being During the COVID-19 Crisis for Health Care Providers webinar series. View previous and upcoming presentations at https://psychiatry.ucsf.edu/copingresources/webinars

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how health care providers can reduce personal stress and avoid burnout
  • Describe strategies to improve resilience during the COVID-19 outbreak, and other disasters.


Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, MDiv
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Vice Chair for ZSFG, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences; Chief of Psychiatry, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

Bruce Perry, MD
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Author of The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog and Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential and Endangered

Robert M. Rodriguez, MD
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

Disclosure of Financial Relationships

There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this lecture/activity.

Accreditation Information

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: For the purposes of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Psychologists: This educational activity is recognized by the California Board of Psychology as meeting the continuing education requirements toward license renewal for California psychologists. Psychologists are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the California Board of Psychology. Psychologists from other states should check with their respective licensing boards.