2105-21: Perfect Self-Care Practice for Unhealthy Perfectionism during Imperfect Times

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2105-21:  Perfect Self-Care Practice for Unhealthy Perfectionism during Imperfect Times 

This presentation will review the alarming statistics related to nursing stress and workplace, present an overview of unhealthy perfectionism and mindful self compassion (MSC), demonstrate techniques for MSC and have participants practice techniques empowering them to plan steps to improve their self-care with their own MSC practice.

  JoEllen Schimmels, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, ANP-BC, CNE, FAAN; LaTonia Clark Chalmers, APRN, PMHNP-BC

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

Session Length:
  40 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Identify actionable steps to improve self-care engagement.

Keywords:  Mindful Self Compassion, Self Care, Perfectionism, Resilience

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.75 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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 35th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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