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.

Course available May 1-31, 2018

Location: Online

Instructor: Barbara Bartlein RN, LCSW

Fee: $79

CEUs: 0.4, CEHs: 4

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 7740-10228

Registration Deadline: Fri., Apr. 27, 2018

Register Now

Course available Dec. 1-31, 2018

Location: Online

Instructor: Barbara Bartlein RN, LCSW

Fee: $99

CEUs: 0.4, CEHs: 4

Enrollment Limit: 25

Program Number: 7740-10546

Registration Deadline: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018

Register Now

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