Wellness Wednesday — June 24: Cost of Caring: Understanding the Warning Signs for Burnout, Secondary Trauma, & Vicarious Trauma
Due to the high-stress nature of their work nurses and other healthcare professionals are at a high risk of experiencing burnout and trauma. Research demonstrates the dangerous impact on physical and emotional health when exposed to trauma is combined with a stressful work environment. Knowledge is the best defense against burnout, vicarious trauma, and compassion fatigue. This webinar provides models to help professionals identify when they are at risk and what actions they can take to maintain wellness.
Presenter: Matt Bennett
Wellness Wednesday — July 1: Thrive in the Face of Burnout and Trauma
It is difficult to maintain psychological, social, and physical health with the stress of modern health care. Add a pandemic and a social justice struggle, and avoiding burnout becomes incredibly difficult for the most resilient nurse and health care professional. This webinar puts forth best practices in self-care and a new innovative approach to measuring overall health and wellness that will change how we view our wellness and self-care.
Presenter: Matt Bennett
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