Practice What You Teach
7:00 pm to 9:00 EST
As healthcare providers, exposure to high levels of stress can be detrimental to our health. Stress impacts every aspect of life, personal, professional, and family. In this course, you will gain an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system in response to stress. Stress can be short-term or chronic. Participants will learn strategies to manage stress, as well as identify the prevalence of compassion fatigue, burnout, prevention, and self-management strategies for self and clients.
Take this course if you want to:
Welcome to Stress Management: Practice What You Teach
Understanding Stress: Anatomy and Physiology of the Body's Stress Response, Homeostasis, the Parasympathetic Nervous System's Role, Effects of Sustained Stress, and Coping Strategies - including Self-Assessment Screening.
The Significance of Self-Care for Healthcare Professionals: Effects on Practitioners, COVID-19, Compassion Fatigue, and its Indicators. Understanding the Contrast between Compassion Fatigue and Burnout, and Recognizing When to Seek Professional Help.
The World Health Organization's 4 Dimensions of Health: Physical, Social, Spiritual, and Intellectual, and the Occupational Therapy Scope of Practice: Emphasizing the Mind-Body-Spirit Connection for Enhancing Wellness and Healing in Both Self and Clients
Understanding the Science and Application of Physical Activity and Mind-Body Techniques for Stress Reduction: Including Physical Activity-Exercise, Breathwork, Meditation, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Lisa Marshall, OTR/L, CLT, CLWT