Full course description
We invite you to join us for this online one hour presentation: All Alone and Wide Awake: Did loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic affect sleep?
This course will
- Distinguish loneliness from isolation and describe its relationship to health
- Explain the extent to which COVID-19 affected levels of loneliness and for whom
- Describe the loneliness in affecting sleep quality and what this may mean for health outcomes
- Identify ways to reduce feelings of loneliness and to improve sleep quality
Kylie Meyer, PhD, is a gerontologist who studies how social relationships affect health, particularly among family caregivers. She is a postdoctoral researcher at UT Health San Antonio's School of Nursing's Caring for the Caregiver program. She is a 2020-2021 Translation Science Training Fellow, as well as a former Fulbright recipient (2014-2015). She conducts research to create a society where families affected by chronic disease can receive person-and family-centered care.
CE provided for Nurses and Social Workers
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1.0 nursing contact hours
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas State Board of Socials Workers Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.
1.0 credit hours