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.
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 for all.
Release Date: April 12, 2021
Expiration Date: April 12, 2024
ACPE UAN: 0026-0000-21-006-H04-P
ACPE Topic Designator: General Pharmacy
Contact Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEU)
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences designates this activity for a total of 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs).
To receive credit, participants must complete pre and post-assessments, view the entire presentation, and evaluate the session. Participant credit will be reported to the CPE Monitor upon conclusion. Transcripts may be printed from the CPE Monitor.
The policy of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is ensuring balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. Any individuals involved in planning or content creation for a continuing education activity are required to disclose financial relationships with ineligible companies that have occurred within the last 24 months. The intent of the policy is to identify and mitigate potential conflicts of interest that may affect the activity. All clinical medicine recommendations must be based on evidence accepted within the medical profession.
Anthony Hage, Madison Cisewski and MCPHS CE Staff hold no financial relationships with ineligible companies relevant to the content being presented.
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Continuing Education staff members hold no financial relationships with ineligible companies related to the content of this presentation.
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