For those of you who are not familiar with, would like to prevent, or have personally experienced compassion fatigue, this webinar is for you!
Compassion fatigue is a label affixed to the concept of personal vicarious exposure to trauma on a regular basis -- and nowhere is this truer than in the day-to-day life of an oncology nurse. Although nurses who work with cancer patients may have learned how to effectively deal with pain and suffering, repeated exposure can put even the most experienced oncology nurse at risk for negative emotional and physical outcomes.
Presented by Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS®, FAAN, this webinar includes:
- The definition of compassion fatigue
- How to distinguish compassion fatigue from burnout
- How to recognize associated signs, symptoms, and risk factors
- Interventions and techniques that can be implemented in the workplace
Take a look at the video below and let us know your thoughts on compassion fatigue and how this webinar may help prevent oncology professionals from experiencing such psychological trauma in the future.