Supporting Staff as they Support Families Course
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Describe three ways that supporting staff is important to their care of families and babies in the NICU.
Who is responsible for supporting staff?
How does staff self-care impact the care they provide to patients and families?
Identify three symptoms of compassion fatigue, burnout, and vicarious traumatization in NICU staff and their adverse effects on patient care.
What is compassion fatigue?
What is burnout?
What is vicarious traumatization?
How do these conditions among caregivers affect
Describe two elements of staff support that can help staff minimize the development of compassion fatigue and burnout.
What can staff do to take personal responsibility to prevent compassion fatigue and burnout?
What can hospital leadership do to help prevent burnout among staff?
What can staff do to support peers to prevent compassion fatigue and burnout?
Describe three positive self-care habits and techniques that support staff in maintaining work-life balance.
What are examples of self-care habits?
Why are self-care habits so important?
How can staff maintain a work-life balance?
Identify three Potentially Better Practices for supporting staff.
What support staff positions can be embedded into departments to assist staff's emotional and psychosocial well-being?
What can debriefing sessions do for staff?
How can the physical environment of the unit impact staff's well-being?
*Completing this course will provide the participant with 1 CEU or 1 CME based on licensure
Enroll in CEU Credit
Enroll in CME Credit
National Perinatal Association