Session 1: Feeling the Pain: Empathy and Action
Program Release: August 6, 2022
Expiration Date: August 6, 2024
Estimated time to complete: 25 minutes
There are no prerequisites for participation
This presentation will discuss the importance of being empathetic with patients in their recovery and its limits.The presentation will then review the different coping strategies employed by physicians to protect themselves from patients’ suffering that become habits and contribute to exhaustion. With these in mind, the presentation will also discuss specific strategies for stepping out of unhelpful habit loops.
- Discuss how empathy fatigue can lead to burnout
- Name the core elements of the process of reinforcement learning
- Recognize coping behavior strategies to protect from patients’ suffering
- Identify new strategies to step out of unhelpful habit loops
The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Health Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 0.5 hour AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.50 AttendanceParticipants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.