RN and Allied Health Lecture - The Importance of an Integrated Emotional Support Program for Physicians and Providers: How Do We Take Care of Our Own?

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Samantha Meltzer-Brody MD, MPH. Provider burnout and compassion fatigue can impact both personal health and professional performance. This lecture will multiple strategies at the personal and system level that can be employed to mitigate the symptoms and move toward prevention. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.

  • RN and Allied Health Lecture - The Importance of an Integrated Emotional Support Program for Physicians and Providers: How Do We Take Care of Our Own?
  • 2018-02-07T12:00:00-05:00
  • 2018-02-07T13:00:00-05:00
  • Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Samantha Meltzer-Brody MD, MPH. Provider burnout and compassion fatigue can impact both personal health and professional performance. This lecture will multiple strategies at the personal and system level that can be employed to mitigate the symptoms and move toward prevention. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
When Feb 07, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (EST / UTC-500)
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Samantha Meltzer-Brody MD, MPH

Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Associate Chair for Faculty Development
Director, Perinatal Psychiatry Program

Provider burnout and compassion fatigue can impact both personal health and professional performance. This lecture will multiple strategies at the personal and system level that can be employed to mitigate the symptoms and move toward prevention.

Lecture Objectives:

  • Describe symptoms of burnout in health care providers and learn how to recognize them.

  • Describe compassion fatigue and the "second victim" experience in health care providers who experience adverse patient events, and the negative impact on health care providers.

  • Discuss strategies to mitigate the impact of burnout and compassion fatigue on providers at both the individual and system levels.



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