Preventing Compassion from Becoming Fatigue: Self-Care Tips for Nursing Facility Staff
January 17, 2024
2 – 3 p.m. EST
ACCME & NAB CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED.
Despite the demands that come with working in a nursing facility, staff are dedicated to their craft and enjoy a deep satisfaction from helping care for residents. The other side of the job brings pressures that can increase susceptibility to exhaustion leading to compassion fatigue and other occupational hazards. This interactive webinar will identify and define often elusive work-related conditions, the emotional and physical toll that can occur over time. Content will include strategies to prevent and cope with compassion fatigue through building resiliency and practicing self-care. Nursing facility staff will learn prevention efforts they can engage in to take care of themselves, both personally and professionally, and consequently residents in care.
- Review work dynamics that affect a nursing facility staff’s ability to take care of themselves.
- List potential effects that staff’s secondary trauma can have on their residents.
- List warning signs of the dedicated but stressed-out nursing facility staff.
- List practical strategies for building resiliency.
Speaker: Diana Padilla