Session 2: Compassion the new empathy? Taking the me out of empathy
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 provide an introduction on compassion, a new way to feel patients’ suffering without being emotionally exhausted by it. This presentation will then explain the different patterns of activations in the body and mind of empathy and compassion. With these in mind, the presentation will also describe how to practice compassion.
- Differentiate between empathy and compassion
- Describe how to stay with patients’ suffering without being consumed by it
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.