Clinician well-being is vital for safe and superior patient care. Yet clinicians of all kinds are experiencing startling burnout rates, especially during the COVID pandemic. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, “burnout is a long-term stress reaction marked by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a lack of sense of personal accomplishment.” Clinician burnout can have severe, wide-ranging consequences on individuals and on patient care.
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- AOHC Virtual 2021 Sessions - Registrants have access through December 31, 2021. Didn't participate in AOHC Virtual 2021? Purchase AOHC Encore.
- Clinician Well-Being General Session
- Session 104: Developing Personal Resilience in Unprecedented Circumstances
- Session 105: The Trauma-Informed Approach for Patient and Practitioner Well-being
- Session 131: Implementation of a Workplace Physician Wellness Program
- Session 132: IOMSC Updates: A Global Focus on WHO SDGs - Including Universal Access to Health Care; Mental Health and Well-being for Health Care Professionals and Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases through Workplace Health Initiatives
- Session 201: Be Well Work Well
- Session 205: Evidence Based Treatments to Prevent Burnout in the Fire Service during the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Session 207: The Role of Human Connection in Health and Organizational Performance
- Session 213: The Emerging Total Worker Health Professional: Competencies, Training, and Community
- Session 315: Heroes are Only Human: Protecting Healthcare Personnel in a Pandemic
- Session 320: Resilience - Preventing Burnout and Enhancing Performance During Challenging Times
- Session 323: Healthcare Worker Burnout and Safety Culture
- Session 408: Informatics as a Source of and Solution for Clinical OEM Burnout
- ...and more!
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