Caregiver Stress and Burnout

2.0 CEUs

In this course you will learn about what causes caregiver stress and burnout. Understand the risk factors relating to physical environment, emotional factors, and guilt that can expose caregivers to damaging stress.

This course covers the following topics:

  • Family Cargiving
  • Caregiver Tasks
  • Age of Caregivers
  • Stress Sources of Financial Demand
  • Stress Sources of Emotional Demands
  • Stress Sources of Relationship Challenges
  • Coping Tips
  • Solutions to Consider
  • Caregiver Relief Resources

Course Objectives:

  • The impact caregiving has on a caregiver’s emotional well being and physical health
  • The signs and sources of caregiver stress.
  • How to cope with stress.
  • Where to find additional resources for dealing with caregiver stress.

Course Approvals:

  • NAB: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 2.0 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS – approval# 20190630-2-A44322-DL – expires 06/30/2019.
  • California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (LVN):#V-10788
  • CE Broker Approved for Florida Long Term Care Administrators, Nurses, and Certified Nurse Aides as well as District of Columbia Certified Nurse Aides and Home Health Aides
  • Oregon Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators: 2009-045: General 2 Ethics:0
  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approval #: LTS -A1138 (Administration)

About the Instructor

benjamin-pearceBenjamin Pearce is the author of numerous books including Senior Living Communities: operations management and marketing for assisted living, congregate and continuing care retirement communities, the go-to handbook for effective senior residential facilities. His publications can be found in all the top senior housing trade journals. Benjamin oversees Bloom Senior Living operations as Chief Operating Officer and is an expert in the senior living industry and dementia related care. He has three decades of experience working with over 200 communities in 33 states. He is also an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University and New York University.