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Caring for Others, Caring for Yourself

Course description

This course is designed to help healthcare workers better manage the stress and challenges they encounter each day to improve patient care.

Target audience: 

Social workers

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Provider #886443948) for 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour. 

Dialysis Technicians

The California Board of Registered Nursing has approved this program for 1.2 continuing education contact hours. This certificate must be retained for a period of four years after the course ends. NANT Provider No. 07941

Learning objectives: 

By the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between burnout, compassion fatigue, and depression;
  2. Explain the connection between burnout, compassion fatigue, and depression and decreased patient outcomes;
  3. Discuss effective strategies for dealing with compassion fatigue, burnout and depression; and
  4. Develop a plan for implementing effective strategies for dealing with compassion fatigue, burnout and depression
Course Length: 
One hour
Credits & accreditation
  • 1.20 NANT
  • 1.00 National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • 1.00 Attendance
Faculty & disclosure

Mark A. Meier, MSW, LICSW

Additional information
Required hardware / software: 

You will need Adobe Flash Player (version 8 or later) installed to complete the modules.  Check now to determine if the correct version of Adobe Flash Player is installed on your computer. If you do not have Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer, you will need to download and install it. This will only take a few minutes and the software for this player is free.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.20 NANT
  • 1.00 National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/01/2012
Course expires: 
04/30/2016
Cost:
$0.00

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