Trauma 103 (Recognizing Vicarious & Secondary Trauma)
This 2-hour course provides further education and information surrounding: Awareness/education about the concept of vicarious (secondary) trauma Identifying and distinguishing potential impacts of vicarious trauma Recognizing signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue and burnout, encouraging self-assessment, improving self-awareness Practical skills and self-care exercises that promote overall wellness for caregivers and/or "helpers"
Following the course the learners will be able to :
- Describe the concept of vicarious (secondary) trauma
- Identify the potential impact of vicarious trauma
- Recognize signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue and burnout
- Identify practical skills and self-care exercises that promote overall wellness for caregivers and/or "helpers"
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 2.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 2.00 Attendance