This course on Compassion Fatigue has been designed for any person who provides care for another – the physician, the nurse, the police officer, teacher, spouse and every person in between. The course uses musical analysis, research, and personalized journal exercises to assist learners in exploring preventative strategies and recovery techniques to remedy the harsh symptoms of Compassion Fatigue – the cost of caring.
• Identify major and minor causes of Compassion Fatigue.
• Apply research-based principles to prevent Compassion Fatigue in personal and professional relationships.
• Synthesize research on Compassion Fatigue and apply it to correct behaviors that lead to Compassion
• Evaluate maladaptive behaviors and thought patterns that contribute to Compassion Fatigue.
• Analyze musical soundtrack provided to meet course outcomes 1-4
Materials needed: A Journal/Quality Notebook, Pens
Credit Hours: 3
Testing: Pretest and Posttest
Posttest: 25 questions – must earn an 80% to pass. Open notes.
Upon Completion of this course, you should be able to:
• Identify your own tendencies towards behaviors and thoughts that predispose you to compassion fatigue.
• Develop a system to seek help and support to prevent, and remedy compassion fatigue.
• Recognize when resources are needed for self, family, friends, and colleagues for compassion fatigue
• Define and understand the differences between compassion fatigue and burnout and how each impact YOU
• Leave the course with more awareness and appreciation for self and other caregivers.
This course is owned and operated by iliosHM.
Purchase of this course grants the learner 30 days of access to the lessons and the final examination (access expires 30 days from the date of purchase).
• Estimated time to complete: 4.5 hours
• Credit/contact hours: 3 hours
• Certificate of Completion
• Accessible for 30 days from time of purchase
Please note: Purchase of this course is non-refundable
Launch Date: 8/1/22
Expiration Date: 7/31/24
Disclosure of Faculty Financial Affiliations
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing as a Joint Accreditation Provider adhere to the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, released in December 2020, as well as Commonwealth of Virginia statutes, University of Virginia policies and procedures, and associated federal and private regulations and guidelines. As the accredited provider for this CE/IPCE activity, we are responsible for ensuring that healthcare professionals have access to professional development activities that are based on best practices and scientific integrity that ultimately supports the care of patients and the public. All individuals involved in the development and delivery of content for an accredited CE/IPCE activity are expected to disclose relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies occurring within the past 24 months (such as grants or research support, employee, consultant, stock holder, member of speakers’ bureau, etc.). The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing employ appropriate mechanisms to resolve potential conflicts of interest and ensure the educational design reflects content validity, scientific rigor and balance for participants. Questions about specific strategies can be directed to the University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. The faculty, staff and planning committee engaged in the development of this CE/IPCE activity in the Joint Accreditation CE Office of the School of Medicine and School of Nursing have no financial affiliations to disclose. The following faculty and planning committee members have no relevant financial relationship or interest with any proprietary entity producing healthcare goods or services to disclose: Mary Galloway, PhD
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Disclosure of discussion of non-FDA approved uses for pharmaceutical products and/or medical devices.
As a Joint Accreditation provider, the University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing, requires that all faculty presenters identify and disclose any off‐label or experimental uses for pharmaceutical and medical device products. It is recommended that each clinician fully review all the available data on new products or procedures prior to clinical use.