Webinar Plus: Finding Ways To Thrive (not Just Survive) In Veterinary Practice 2022
Royal Veterinary College
Date: Monday 17th January, 2022 - Sunday 13th February, 2022
Start time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Key Areas Mental health (depression, anxiety, psychological distress) and suicide Perfectionism, moral stressors, burnout, and compassion fatigue Mindfulness and meditation Self-care planning and practice Sleep hygiene Setting boundaries, saying no, and separating work from home life.Want to focus on the solutions to stress in practice and learn how to thrive?There is no doubt that veterinary medicine has become plagued with mental health and wellness concerns including high rates of psychological distress, depression, and suicide that exceed those of the general population. However, a shift is needed to focus on the ways in which we can manage the stressors within veterinary practice, because the demands of the profession are not going away. These sessions will cover mental health, burnout, and compassion fatigue, as well as strategies that all veterinary care providers can adopt on a regular basis to foster wellness and sustain resilience despite the demands of veterinary practice.Week One: Mental health and wellbeing of veterinary care providers: from perfectionism to burnout and beyondWeek Two: Practicing veterinary medicine mindfully and its impact on the veterinary teamWeek Three: Self-care for the team: the key to surviving in veterinary practiceWeek Four: Strategies for sanity: sleep hygiene, setting boundaries, saying no, and separating work from home lifeWhy do this course? You will come away from this course with an understanding of the mental health concerns that veterinary care providers face, the suspected contributing factors, and self-assessment tools for recognising perfectionism, burnout, and compassion fatigue. You will also learn practical tools for thriving in veterinary practice that can be immediately implemented during and after the course.
Who is it for?
Veterinarians and veterinary nurses
Tutors Marie Holowaychuk, DVM DipACVECC CYT Small Animal Critical Care Specialist and Veterinary Wellness Facilitator Critical Care Vet Consulting
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