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Wellness of a Healthcare Practitioner: How to Prevent Burnout and Maintain Your Mental Health

This presentation will provide community and hospital-based healthcare practitioners strategies to maintain mental wellness. Good mental health contributes to morale, overall wellness, reduces the likelihood of burnout, and improves patient outcomes. This module will help practitioners, particularly pharmacists, balance their workday structures, manage their work-life balance, communicate effectively with colleagues and supervisors, and actively work on their mental health.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify common causes of healthcare worker burnout
  • Recognize potential symptoms of diminishing mental health/wellness
  • Discuss best practices to mitigate stress and burnout


Anthony Hage, PharmD is a postdoctoral fellow in Global Medical/Scientific Communications–Immunology at Sanofi Genzyme in Cambridge, MA through the MCPHS Fellowship Network. He received his BS in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his PharmD from MCPHS University–Boston where he gained experience in pharmacogenomic research as well as various clinical settings.

Madison Cisewski, PharmD is a postdoctoral fellow in Global Medical/Scientific Communications – Immunology at Sanofi Genzyme in Cambridge, MA through partnership with MCPHS. She received both her BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She has a variety of experience in pharmacy practice, including retail pharmacy, clinical pharmacy, and previous industry experience.

Registration Fee: This module is provided free of charge. 


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Release Date: 4/12/21
Expiration Date: 4/12/24
Contact Hours: 1.0 (.10 CEU)
Universal Activity Number: 0026-0000-21-006-H04-P
Topic Designator: General Pharmacy


MCPHS University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MCPHS designates this educational activity for a total of 1.0 contact hours (.10 CEUs).

Requirements for Credit

In order to receive credit, the participant must review the entire presentation and complete the post-test and evaluation form. Upon completion participant credit will be reported to CPE Monitor. Transcripts may be printed from CPE Monitor.

Statement of Disclosure

MCPHS University adheres to the ACPE Standards regarding commercial support of continuing pharmacy education. It is the policy of MCPHS University that the speakers and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of the educational activity, that relevant conflicts of interest are resolved, and also that speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drugs or devices during their presentation.

No funding from industry provided for this event. No exhibitors will be present.
Anthony Hage, Madison Cisewski and MCPHS CE Staff hold no financial relationships with ineligible companies relevant to the content being presented.