A considerable amount of pressure has impacted the healthcare field. Professional healthcare providers are asked to do more with less. As a result, the professional caregiver experiences an imbalance between work and life outside of work which may take the form of work overload, anxiety, depression, illness and ultimately burnout. The good news is that effective strategies may be used to reduce, manage and even prevent compassion fatigue. Participants will learn how to identify compassion fatigue, its causes and various forms. Participants will learn strategies to use to lower their risk of developing compassion fatigue and instead develop resiliency to remain engaged and, energetic and whole.
|Contact Hours: 1||
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the nature and condition of compassion fatigue and recommended best practices in effectively managing and when possible preventing compassion fatigue.
- Identify what compassion fatigue is and how it differs from post-traumatic stress
- Identify prevalence of compassion fatigue including sources which cause or contribute to compassion fatigue and the various forms of compassion fatigue experienced by the individual in the healthcare field.
- Identify the physical, emotional and behavioral warning signs of compassion fatigue
- List strategies to use to intervene on both an individual and organizational level.
- Recognize practices to use to develop and maintain resiliency. Best practices include individual practice and creating and participating in a healthy work environment
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 1 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist, Certified Athletic Trainer, Licensed Massage Therapist, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrator, Social Worker, Rec/Activities Director
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).
Financial –Amy Burzinski is employed by BELLEFAIRE AGENCY and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service