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Rethink Burnout… It’s Moral Injury! Recognize, Reconstruct and Repair.
Join Nurse Alliance of SEIU PA to earn 2 free CEU's!

As nurses, we have spent 2 years traversing tremendous uncertainty, working in harsh and tragic patient care environments, while trying our best to heal and advocate for our patients. The odds have not been far from stacked in our favor. We face a range of emotions and feelings, because our moral compass has been challenged more than ever. Plus, record numbers of nurses are leaving the bedside.

This session focuses on “burnout” in a new way. We'll explore the concept of Moral Injury, which shifts focus from individuals to broken institutional healthcare systems. This program will also discuss the most effective mental health support for nurses at this moment.

Driving change in this space is paramount. We must prioritize the changes we need. As we prioritize, we want to connect to mental health supports and develop strategies and actions to drive system changes from our employers, government, and within our union.

Register to join us to learn together, plan together, and drive change.


4:00-4:50—Marie Rudden, MD: Moral Injury, "Burnout" or PTSD : Best Practices for Providing Mental Health Support to Nurses

—Objective: Understand the history of research on psychological challenges faced by nurses; Identify and evaluate at least two strategies that have been employed to address them.

4:50-5:40—Patricia Pittman, PhD, FAAN: Moral Injury Among Healthcare Workers

—Learning Objective: Participants will be able to define moral injury and identify systemic solutions. The presenter will also discuss themes from moral injury interviews among nurses and a preliminary problem and action framework.

5:40-6:00—Planning Advocacy to address Moral Injury/Distress

You must attend the entire presentation to receive a certificate; partial CEs won't be given. Nurse Alliance of SEIU PA is an approved provider of CE credits under State of California Board of Registered Nurses, CE Provider No.14472.

Jun 29, 2022 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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