Compassion Fatigue for the Caregiver in the Opioid Crisis

December 9, 2020

This conference is being held virtually.

This presentation will explore the necessity of compassion for the caregiver in the opioid crisis.

Target Audience

This course is intended for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and other allied health professionals who deal with mental health issues and addiction medicine.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, learners should be able to:

  1. Describe the unique trauma; secondary trauma; compassion (empathy fatigue) and burnout particular to caregivers and first responders in the opioid crisis.
  2. Describe the role of the hypothalamus and amygdala in the stress response; describe the long-term effects of chronic stress.
  3. Consider one’s own method(s) of self-evaluation and self-care.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 2.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
Course opens: 
05/04/2020
Course expires: 
01/09/2021
Event starts: 
12/09/2020 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
12/09/2020 - 10:30am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Virtual
United States

Faculty

Julie Offut, LCSW, CSAC; Advocate Aurora Health
Russell Temme, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Cynthia Valentin, PhD, APN, ARNP; Advocate Aurora Health
Paul Zenisek, LCSW, CSAC; Advocate Aurora Health
Jay Chrostowski, PsyD; Advocate Aurora Health
Munther Barakat, PsyD; Advocate Aurora Health
Anna Feeley, Medical Education Coordinator; Advocate Aurora Health 

Disclosure

The planners and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no financial relationships with any commercial interests to be disclosed. 

Accreditation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Credit Designation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 2.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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This conference is being held virtually.

Contact the Advocate Aurora Health CME Office at cme@aah.org if you have any questions or need assistance.