The impact and challenges of COVID-19 to nurses: Implications for learning

2023 IJRSE – Volume 12 Issue 2

Available Online:  31 May 2023


Flores, Rica D.
A Dissertation @ University of St. La Salle Graduate School, Bacolod City, Philippines

Trajera, Sheilla M.*
BSN, MN, and PhD Programs in Nursing, University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City, Philippines (


COVID-19 has had a profound impact on society at all levels. A great deal of the impact is felt by those working in the healthcare sector. The current review reflects on the various issues that affect nurses during COVID-19. Issues such as the different emotions experienced by nurses with COVID-19 during the isolation and treatment process, the roles and responsibilities of nurses during COVID-19 pandemic, the psychological distress among nurses in the care of patients with COVID-19, and the various challenges faced by nurses during COVID-19 pandemic. In essence, nurses play a critical role and responsibilities during an emergency and disaster situations. Nurses serving patients in the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic are risking their lives at risk to be able to perform their duties causing tremendous fear of contracting the virus or transmitting it to other people. Therefore, continuous education is needed in other to prepare for the future.

Keywords: nurse education, COVID-19, pandemic, Philippines, literature review



Cite this article:
Flores, R. D., & Trajera, S. M. (2023). The impact and challenges of COVID-19 to nurses: Implications for learning. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 12(2), 105-113.

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