Gratitude: Self-Care Strategies to Improve Life and Work for Palliative Care and Care Management Professionals
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Do you want to boost your well-being, avoid burnout, improve patient care, and be happier at work and at home? Studies show practicing gratitude may be the key!
Stress is inevitable for palliative care professionals and, left unaddressed, can lead to adverse health effects, broken relationships, depression, and even malpractice suits. Practicing gratitude can combat these negative outcomes. This eBook offers simple but powerful techniques for incorporating gratitude into your daily routine.
In this eBook you’ll learn:
- How practicing gratitude can help you build resiliency and avoid burnout
- How gratitude can benefit patients with serious illness
- Exercises and techniques for cultivating gratitude
- How to implement a regular practice of gratitude in your own life
- How to encourage gratitude in your patients
Download this eBook if you are a:
- Registered Nurse
- Nurse Practitioner
- Social Worker
- Any member of a healthcare team
Check out these courses that provide more strategies on avoiding burnout!
Post-MSW Palliative Care Certificate
The Post-MSW Palliative Care Certificate Program is designed to provide master’s-prepared social workers with the knowledge and skills to be successful working and leading in palliative care and interprofessional environments whether that is in a hospital, hospice or other setting. Instructor-led, 144 CE hours.
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Core Concepts in Palliative Care – Social Workers
This course builds on the holistic, patient-centered skills and strengths of social workers and their role on transdisciplinary teams. You will explore how this foundation is used to address values, ethics, mindfulness, critical thinking and relationships. The course concludes with careful attention to self-awareness and self-care when working with change, loss, resilience, meaning-making, dying, and grief. Self-paced, 10 CE hours.
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