Compassion fatigue has plagued many caregivers resulting in emotional and physical distress. This presentation will help participants identify personal areas of compassion satisfaction vs. compassion fatigue. We will discuss ways to create positivity and care for ourselves.
Credits: 1.00 contact hours; 1.00 are pharmacology
After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
- Recall at least two risk factors for compassion fatigue and burnout.
- Identify at least two ways to prevent burnout.
- Identify at least three strategies to promote compassion satisfaction.
Amy Siple, APRN, FNP, GS-C
Amy Siple has been a national speaker on health care issues that impact older adults and the empowerment of healthcare givers for more than 20 years. She maintains an active practice as a nurse practitioner and is certified as a specialist in geriatrics and dementia care. Amy has been appointed by two Kansas Governors to serve on boards to representant the health care needs of older adults and was an Associate Professor of Nursing for over 15 years. Amy is the current president of the Kansas Advanced Practice Nurses Association as well as a Tedx Speaker. She appreciates the opportunity to equip, empower, educate and inspire healthcare providers and family caregivers across our nation.
Obtain Your Credits
To earn credits for this activity, navigate to the Content(s) tab and complete all course components in the following order: 1) watch the course presentation video; 2) complete the course evaluation; 3) pass the post-test with a score of 2/3 (66.7%) or higher. You may retake the post-test until a passing score is achieved, at which point you will be able to view/print a copy of your certificate of completion. This online certificate will also be saved within your profile 'My Dashboard' -> 'Transcript/Certificates Earned' for future access.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours, of which 0.00 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.
Contributing faculty, Amy Siple, APRN, FNP, GS-C, have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
All planners and contributors involved in this educational activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
The material presented in this continuing education program is being made available for educational purposes only and is not intended to represent the best or only methods, medications and/or guidelines appropriate for the medical situation discussed. Rather the material is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the presenter(s), which may be helpful, or of interest to other practitioners and should not be used by clinicians without the evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. NPACE disclaims any liability, loss, injury, or damage incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any information given in a presentation.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may mention the uses of products that are not approved by the FDA for the indication(s) being discussed. The presenter(s) are instructed to notify participants when they are discussing unapproved uses or investigational agents. The opinions related to unapproved uses of products are solely those of the presenter(s) and are not endorsed or recommended by NPACE. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
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