How has COVID-19 affected your personal beliefs/values in your clinical practice? Include an example.post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.
Requirements: 500 words
Compassion is essential and central in providing care. During the pandemic, there were high rates of death and high infection rates. Responding to the patient’s distress, anxiety, and needs with kindness and humanity. This was essential as the pandemic has had major impacts on the physical and mental well-being of the individuals. Another value was the need for effective communication. Communication includes effective sharing and exchanging of information and active listening and giving feedback (Ciotti et al., 2020). Communication enabled the solicitation of crucial information during the pandemic. This ensured that fast and effective measures were taken to curb the spread of the virus and educate the patients on ways to improve their health.