Self-Care and Resilience for Primary Care Clinicians
Self-care and building resilience is essential for clinicians working with seriously ill patients—it guards against burnout, moral distress, and team dysfunction. This course provides practical tools and resources to help healthcare professionals recognize the warning signs of moral distress, identify their own beliefs and habits that may lead to burn-out or compassion fatigue, and utilize practical strategies for self-care and resilience-building.
This is the ninth course in a nine-part series, Primary Palliative Care Skills for Physicians, NPs and PAs. Take each course individually or enroll in the full series for a significant discount! Learn more about the full series here!
As our population ages, more of your patients will be diagnosed with serious or chronic disease. This curriculum will help you improve care for those patients by providing simple and effective strategies that allow you to weave palliative care principles into your busy practice.
This course is perfect for:
- Nurse practitioners (NPs)
- Physician assistants (PAs)
- Non-palliative care specialists
- Beginning hospice and palliative care team members
- Geriatricians, senior care providers, and others caring for patients with serious illness
This course will equip learners to:
- Describe why self-care is important in working with seriously-ill patients
- Understand and employ effective self-care strategies and strategies to strengthen resilience
- Identify three strategies to strengthen resilience
Topics covered in this course include:
- Principles of self-care
- Understanding resilience
- Burnout, compassion fatigue and moral distress
- Self-care in the context of palliative care
- Strengths and protective factors
- Mindfulness practices
- Self-care resources
“The Power of Words: The Importance of Defining and Documenting Goals in Patient-Centered Care”
Palliative care is patient-centered care, a fundamental step in helping patients articulate who they are and what they need.
|Begins:||Immediately upon registration|
|Location:||Completely online, available 24/7|
|Continuing education:||1.5 hours|
|Requires:||Computing skills sufficient to complete graduate work, access to a computer with an Internet connection|
|Detailed FAQ:||Click HERE.|
There are no refunds on our self-paced courses
The Doctors Company designates this activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 2 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Doctors Company and California State University Institute for Palliative Care. The Doctors Company is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
DATE: Register Anytime
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 1.5 hours OR Click HERE for CME Credit Info*
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