Caring for Caregivers during a Pandemic: Building Resiliency in Healthcare Teams

March 30, 2021

Webinar Date - 

March 30, 2021
 

Goal:

During a pandemic response, healthcare workers are at risk for emotional distress which is a function of the unique challenges of the role. The goal of this conference will provide an overview of ways healthcare systems can build resiliency in the healthcare workforce based on the Institute of Medicine’s 3-tiered framework using universal, selective and indicative interventions. Effects of the current and past epidemics on healthcare worker mental health and obstacles to supporting healthcare workers will also be reviewed.

Provided by:

Baystate Department of Psychiatry and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

 

****Please note: OEMS credit is pending

Target Audience

This course is designed for all patient-facing healthcare workers including, but not limited to:  physicians, nurses, advanced practitioners, psychologists, and social workers.

Learning Objectives

1. Name universal, selective, and indicated intervention to support healthcare workers during a pandemic.

2. Describe the effects of epidemics on healthcare workers’ mental health and the obstacles to supporting them.

3. Identify signs of emotional distress that arises during times of crisis.

4. Demonstrate techniques to promote resiliency.

5. Describe the various forms of grief and bereavement that may occur both personally and professional during a pandemic.

6. Learn practical skills to address problems more effectively, regain a sense of control, and increase self-efficacy in healthcare team members

7.  Participants will apply journaling and breathing strategies from the humanities and mindfulness literature that can support resilience.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
    Baystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 3.00 APA American Psychological Association
    Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 3.00 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 3.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 3.00 NBCC
    Baystate Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBC requirements. The ACEP solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
  • 0.00 OEMS Credit Hours
Course opens: 
01/29/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
03/30/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
03/30/2021 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$0.00

Program Schedule  

8:30Registration
  
8:30Welcome/Introduction
  
8:45Supporting the Healthcare Workforce during COVID-19- A 3-tiered intervention approach 
 David Cates, PhD
  
10:00Break
  
10:15Reflections on Healthcare Worker Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic:  A Moderated Panel Discussion
 Moderator:  Barry Sarvet, MD
 Panelist:  Jessica Wozniak, PsyD, Rev. Ute Schmidt, Annabel Hallgren M.Ed, LMHC, John Barrett, BSN, RN-BC, Megan Maynard, MEd, LMHC, Christina Kalashian, MSW, LICSW
  
11:15Break
  
11:25Building Resilience Breakouts
 1.  Cultivating Resilience:  Coping with Grief & Bereavement During COVID-19
 Deidre Hussey, PsyD
 Kerri Bergendahl, LICSW
  
 2.  Building Resiliency:  A Humanities Intervention 
 Jill Donelan, PsyD 
 Angela Sweeney, MEd. MA
  
 3.  Resiliency Workshop
 David Cates, PhD
  
12:30Adjourn

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity. 

None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

 

 

Webinar
MA
United States

Faculty & Planners

John Barrett, BSN, RN-BC
Nurse
Baystate Medical Center

Kerri Bergendahl, LICSW
Licensed Social Worker, Behavioral Health Clinician
Family Advocacy Center

David Cates, PhD
Director, Behavioral Health
Nebraska Medicine
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, Department of Psychiatry
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Licensed Psychologist

Jill Donelan, PsyD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate
Clinical Supervisor, Child Partial Hospitalization Program
Baystate Medical Center

Annabel Hallgren, M.Ed, LMHC
Program Manager
Sr. Consultant Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Baystate Medical Center

Anna Gelinas, RN, BSN
Nurse Planner, Child Partial Hospitalization Program
Baystate Medical Center

Deidre Hussey, PsyD
Clinical Supervisor
Family Advocacy Center

Christina Kalashian, MSW, LICSW
Manager of Social Work
Baystate Medical Center

Tyrena Lester, MSN, LICSW
Victim Services Supervisor
Family Advocacy Center

Megan Maynard, M.Ed, MLHC
Clinical Supervisor for Behavior Resource
Baystate Medical Center

Katherine Oberwager, MSN, CNP, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Child Partial Hospitalization Program
Baystate Medical Center

Heather Sagan, MS, PA
Physician Assistant
Baystate Medical Center

Barry Sarvet, MD
Professor and Chair of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate
Baystate Health

Rev. Ute Schmidt, MRE
Manager, Spiritual Services & Clinical Pastoral Education
Baystate Medical Center

 Angela T. Sweeney, Med. MA
Instructor
University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate
Curriculum Design Specialist, Educator
Baystate Medical Center

Jessica Wozniak, PsyD
Psychologist
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Manager, Clinical Research and Development
Baystate Medical Center


Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
    Baystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 3.00 APA American Psychological Association
    Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 3.00 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 3.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 3.00 NBCC
    Baystate Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBC requirements. The ACEP solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
  • 0.00 OEMS Credit Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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