Self-directed online training

Event description

Recognise, understand and prevent compassion fatigue in health professionals and professionals in training.
DESIGNED FOR: Medical (ICU, Emergency Department, Acute Medical Wards, Psychiatry), nursing, allied health professionals (clinical psychologists, clinical neuropsychologists, social workers) and students

1. Understand what compassion fatigue is and be familiar with common cognitive, physical and behavioural symptoms of compassion fatigue
2. Identify causes and factors that contribute to compassion fatigue
3. Become familiar with who is at risk of developing compassion fatigue
4. Know the difference between compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and burnout
5. Undertake a brief compassion fatigue self-assessment (The PROQOL)
6. Become familiar with the clinical implications of experiencing compassion fatigue
7. Become familiar with strategies to prevent and manage compassion fatigue

Categories: Capability 13 - Enabling reflective and supportive ways of working
Disciplines: Allied Health, Medical, Nursing
Levels: Introductory, Intermediate
Lifespans: Infant, Child, Adolescent, Youth, Adult, Older Persons

Course completion requires approximately 2 hours of elearning.

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Provided by The University of Melbourne