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Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue is a form of burnout that manifests itself as physical, emotional and spiritual exhaustion. It has been referred to as the “cost of caring” for healthcare practitioners and others who work in helping professions. Review the latest research on the biology of compassion, develop a better understanding of fatigue and learn to prevent it.

Instructor

Barbara Bartlein, RN, LCSW

Barbara Bartlein, RN, LCSW

Barbara Bartlein, RN, MSW, CSP, is the People Pro and has taught ethics at UWM for the last 10 years. She provides consultation, training and keynotes across the country and is past-president of the National Speaker’s Association-Wisconsin Chapter. Barbara is ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand who is most vulnerable to compassion fatigue
  • Review new research into the biology of compassion
  • Learn how to construct systems to create more time
  • The concept of psychic numbing
  • Symptoms of compassion fatigue
  • How to prevent fatigue and burnout

Notes

Access to Course Site
You will receive an email approximately one week prior to the start date of the class with instructions on setting up your username and password and how to access the online course site.

Course Requirements
This is an instructor-facilitated, online asynchronous course. You are required to have routine access to a computer with Internet (we highly recommend a high speed connection such as DSL or cable modem). You are also required to have a recent version of Microsoft Office Suite or comparable program to include Microsoft Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheets), and PowerPoint (presentations) in order to both view and create documents needed to participate in this course.

Course materials will be provided in the online course site (D2L).

Expectations
Each week you will be given readings and assignments to complete. Each week you will be expected to log in and complete assignments within the deadlines given in order to be awarded CEUs and the certificate of completion. However, within the deadline you will be able to complete the readings and assignments at your leisure.

Completion
Certificates of Completion will be mailed within two weeks after the last day of class.

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Fri., Jan. 20, 2017

12:30-4:30pm

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Barbara Bartlein RN, LCSW

Fee: $79

Discounts Available

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When registering for Ethics and Boundaries, and Compassion Fatigue on Jan. 20, 2017 receive a discount of $29 off Program Fee. All registration will be confirmed for discounts

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discount Available

CEUs: 0.4, CEHs: 4

Enrollment Limit: 55

Program Number: 7740-8417

Note: When registering for both classes on Jan. 20, 2017 Ethics and Boundaries, and Compassion Fatigue receive a discount of $29 off Program Fee. Enter code SW0117

Registration Deadline: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017

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Course available Aug. 1-31, 2017

Location: Online

Instructor: Barbara Bartlein RN, LCSW

Fee: $79

CEUs: 0.4, CEHs: 4

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 7740-9763

Registration Deadline: Tue., July 25, 2017

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