Continuing Education Event – Self-care for Caregivers. Strategies to Identify and Avoid Burnout in Healthcare – webinar – 3/16/2022
Recovery Centers of America has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7002. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Recovery Centers of America is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This course qualifies for 1.5 credit hours.
This course is designed to prevent burnout in those working in health care and social services. Providing care requires compassion which is emotionally exhausting. We will discuss methods of how to prevent burnout. We also will discuss strategies on how to examine, diagnosis, and treat emotional exhaustion.
– Define burnout
– Understand the Frank-Starling mechanism
– Learn character archetypes
– Understand what happens in the body also happens in organizations
– Understand strategies for life balance
– Learn how to do a Genogram and how it can be a useful tool
Scott Cook, MD MPH
Dr. Cook is an international lecturer and physician who grew up in a Pittsburgh neighborhood close to RCA at Monroeville. In his role of Medical Director for the center, he brings years of experience in Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Health, Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, and Public Health. He has practiced at multiple inpatient and outpatient addiction medicine centers throughout the United States. Additionally, he has worked as an ER/Urgent Care physician at several Western Pennsylvania Emergency Departments and Urgent Care centers.
Prior to joining RCA, Dr. Cook held roles as Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer at multiple addiction organizations. Additionally, he has commercial and government health administration experience serving as Medical Director at Highmark Health and at C2C Innovative Solutions (Medicare).
Dr. Cook has a special interest in the public health implications of institutional racism and its impact on the health status of African-Americans. He has lectured on Addiction Medicine in several European countries and has plans to speak at future international conferences in Central/South America, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean.