1036-17: Empowering Relationships: Taking Care of Ourselves and Others Mindful Self-Compassion in Practice

Product not yet rated

1036-17:  Empowering Relationships: Taking Care of Ourselves and Others Mindful Self-Compassion in Practice

Self-Compassion, practice, can strengthen clinician resilience when working with the suffering of patients and challenges in the workplace to combat empathetic distress. This workshop will introduce the principles of mindful self-compassion and practice skills sourced from traditional contemplative practices and contemporary psychology and scientific research.

  Maryanne Jones Godbout, DNP, PMHCNS-BC

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  1 Hour 35 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the principles, mechanisms, and neuroscience of mindful self-compassion.
  2. Identify three ways to integrate self-compassion skills in daily clinical practice.
  3. Describe self-compassion approaches to alleviate empathetic distress.

Keywords:  Compassion Fatigue, Self Care, Mindfulness

Continuing Nursing Education:
1.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

Components visible upon registration.