Healthcare professionals are under more stress than ever evidenced by increases in demand for better services that are more efficient and thorough, higher costs, reduced staffing, and diminishing resources.
Many healthcare workers are putting in longer hours and for less pay.
working twenty-four shifts to simply burning the midnight oil catching
up on paperwork, the healthcare industry puts a great deal of stress and
fatigue on the average worker and their relationships, including
Healthcare professionals bare witness to human suffering
on a routine basis and are constantly reminded that tragedy, pain, and
challenge often loom large in the midst of helping patients heal. As a
result, compassion fatigue and burnout are major hazards of the
profession that are becoming far too common.
This webinar focuses
on understanding each of these challenges, their similarities and
differences. In addition to defining and comparing these conditions,
specific triggers will be explored.
Participants will gain
awareness of key signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue and burnout,
while learning how to manage stressors and their consequences. Specific
attention will be given to physical, emotional/mental and behavioral
Awareness training is a key component to the training.
Underlying beliefs about compassion fatigue are explored and other
general signs and symptoms of burnout are explained.
for management and prevention are shared, including mindfulness training
and behaviors that can help reduce the frequency of fatigue and prevent
burnout. Finally, participants will have an opportunity to create their
own individualized management and prevention plan.
Why you should Attend:
With increases in demand for qualitative healthcare and diminishing
resources, including the reduction of healthcare dollars and
professional staffing, healthcare workers and organizations are more
vulnerable than ever to burnout and compassion fatigue.
that with a rise in the demands in the personal lives of healthcare
professionals, including dual earner households, and busy family life,
practitioners need to be aware of fatigue and burnout signs and know how
to prevent both in order to serve patients effectively and enjoy a
healthy work/life balance.
This webinar will help the healthcare
professional learn about compassion fatigue, become aware of stressors
that lead to this condition, and develop methods for managing and
preventing fatigue. Additionally, participants will explore compassion
fatigue as compared to burnout. Resources and strategies for preventing
burnout are provided as well. Finally, participants will create an
individualized compassion fatigue management and burnout prevention
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Definition of Burnout
- Causes of Burnout
- Signs & Symptoms of Burnout
- Physical Signs
- Mental/Emotional Signs
- Behavioral Signs
- What is Compassion Fatigue
- Causes of Compassion Fatigue
- General Strategies & Tools
- Finding Your ZENS
- Invent & Burn Up
Who Will Benefit:
- Mental Health Practitioners
- Healthcare Technicians
- Occupational and Speech Therapists
- Social Workers
- Professional Counselors
- Marriage & Family Therapists
- Physical Therapists
- Other Health Care Specialty Providers
- Healthcare Managers
- Administrators and Coordinators