Developing a Strategy to Reduce Burnout in Healthcare Professionals
Job burnout has become a widespread phenomenon in the modern working world, particularly in service-based industries such as healthcare. Burnout is defined as a psychological syndrome that involves a prolonged response to chronic stressors on the job and is comprised of three main components: emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and decreased sense of accomplishment. This practical, evidence-based, 2-hour course equips staff therapists, employers, and managers to effectively manage burnout to improve work-life satisfaction, work performance, and patient safety and satisfaction. Through case studies and practical real-time exercises, you finish this course with the fundamental elements to enhance work well-being immediately! This course is included with the Ethical Foundations Webinar Package.
Define burnout syndrome and list three components that represent burnout.
Summarize personal and professional factors that contribute to burnout.
Recognize the Job-Demands Resource Model and its relation to burnout.
Describe the seven personal strategies to mitigate burnout.
List four job crafting strategies in the workplace that will promote individual and team well-being.
Target Audience: intermediate- to advanced-level OTs, COTAs, and other healthcare professionals Note: While many professionals may benefit from the course content, we can only guarantee acceptance of continuing education credit as described in the following CEU section.
Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. PD activity ID# 01974. This distance-learning, independent format is offered at 0.2 CEUs, Intermediate Level, OT Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Erika del Pozo MOT, OTR/L, is a creative Cuban-American “OTpreneur” born and raised in Miami, Florida. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and a Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. Erika’s special interests include promoting work well-being and burnout prevention in healthcare. She is the founder of Joy Energy Time, a community dedicated to brightening healthcare with strategies and resources to navigate burnout and squeeze the most out of life. Erika has presented courses and lectures at regional and national conferences, continuing education platforms, universities, and various industries, including the healthcare and tech industries.
Erika is also the creator and co-host of the Burnt Out to Lit Up Podcast, holistic wellness and lifestyle show. Through personal anecdotes and guest interviews, Erika aims to empower listeners with tools to be their #MostLitUpSelf in and out of work and discusses current high-level challenges in healthcare. She is currently committed to conducting research with an Industrial and Organizational Psychology team at Colorado State University. Erika and her team are examining the impact of job crafting on burnout among healthcare professionals. To view Erika’s course, check out her product page.
Financial: Erika del Pozo receives a speaking fee from Sensational Brain LLC. As the owner of Joy Energy Time, she receives proceeds from the sale of memberships and continuing education materials.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.