Course Webinar: Work Stress and Burnout: What They Are and How to Manage Them
Course description: This course will discuss stress and burnout in terms of what they are, how they happen, what impacts they have on work performance and satisfaction, and how to address them. This course will also apply the concepts of work stress and burnout as they relate to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has exacerbated symptoms of burnout for many within the medical field.
Presented by Mary Moeller, M.A.
Originally presented: Thursday, January 21, 2021
Mary Moeller, M.A. is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at Bowling Green State University and a psychology intern at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center. Through both her research and clinical work, she has developed a passion for working with medical staff and helping reduce burnout and job-related stress so that they may be healthier and better serve the patients they care for.
Duration: 1 hour.
Target audience: Physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and speech-language pathologists.
ASHA subject code: 7010 (Service Delivery Associated With Speech, Language, Hearing, and Related Disorders)
ASHA content area: R—Related: Study pertaining to the understanding of human behavior, both typical and atypical, as well as services available from related professions that apply to the contemporary practices of audiology and/or speech-language pathology.
0:00: Overview of work-related stress and burnout
0:10: Causes and factors related to stress and burnout, both at an individual and systemic level
0:25: Ways to reduce stress and burnout; coping skills participants can use at work and at home
0:45: Stress and burnout as they relate to COVID-19 and how to manage those symptoms as effectively as possible
1:00: End presentation
Instructional level: Introductory (Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.)
Key learning outcomes:
As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to...
- Define work stress and burnout.
- Identify the multi-factorial contributors toward burnout on both an individual and systemic level.
- List 3 ways to reduce feelings of work-related stress and burnout in their own lives.
- Define burnout as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- This course will be presented on the Zoom platform.
- High-speed internet connection is required.
Recorded course information:
- The recorded course will be made available on January 22, 2021.
- The course will be available for CEUs until January 21, 2025.
- You may register before the course is available and will receive an email with the link to the course once it becomes available.
- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
- Presenter is employed at Bowling Green State University and Milwaukee VAMC.
Instructional methodology: Lecture
Course completion requirements:
- Full attendance during webinar, as tracked by on-time login and online presence for the duration of the course.
- Passing score of 100% on a 5-10 question quiz. You will receive immediate feedback and be able to correct answers. We want to ensure that you have the correct information as presented in this course.
- Quiz needs to be completed within 2 hours of end of course.
- Completion of program evaluation form.