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Posted on: March 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Healing in the Healthcare Series

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All training sessions will be remote using Zoom. The sessions will be live and you will be able to interact with the presenters. To participate, you will need a PC/laptop/tablet with internet access. An invitation to join the training will be sent via email a few days prior to the session.

Compassion Fatigue Awareness (0.2 CEUs)
April 7 & 14 • 1-2 p.m.
Healthcare providers by nature are service-driven by a desire to care for their community. This high level of compassion and empathy shown by healthcare, emergency and community service professionals can prove physically, psychically and mentally harmful. Learn the difference between burnout and compassion fatigue. Recognize the signs of compassion fatigue within yourself and your coworkers.
Presenter: Robert Brinker, Westmoreland Social Work adjunct instructor
Course Code: MEDC 0930-R1

Combating Compassion Fatigue with Mindful Resilience (0.2 CEUs)
April 6 & 7 • 10-11 a.m.
The impact of compassion fatigue on healthcare professionals can be overwhelming. It may cause stress-related symptoms and job dissatisfaction among caregivers and decreased productivity and job turnover within the healthcare system. By becoming aware of the warning signs of compassion fatigue and creating a plan to prevent it, healthcare professionals can continue to positively impact their lives and the lives of the patients and families they encounter.
Presenter: Sue Snyder, RN, MSN, Westmoreland Nursing program director
Course Code: MEDC 0931-R1

Download the flyer.

For more information, contact Judy DeWitt via email or phone 724-925-4090.

Register here or call 724.925.4204 with the appropriate course code.

This training is available at no charge to healthcare professionals within Westmoreland County.

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