The Silent Killer: Stress and Burnout

1.5 CEUs

The foundation is laid for understanding in this course by providing you the grim statistics of how burnout affects the physical, emotional & financial well-being of the long term care provider.

Course Objectives:

  • How to identify stressors in your every day life
  • How stress infiltrates your life
  • How perception defines the difference between those who are stressed and those who are not, despite exposure to the same stressors
  • The relationship and difference between stress and burnout
  • To appreciate the magnitude of destruction and impact stress and burnout creates
  • How to determine how burned out you are using our scale
  • To appreciate the relationship between stress/burnout and rituals and habits
  • How to create a plan for managing stress in your life
  • How to build a vast toolkit for family, staff and residents to utilize to avoid burnout

Course Approvals:

  • NAB: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.5 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS – approval# 20191022-1.50-A48142-DL – expires 10/22/2018.
  • 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: 2007-040: General 2 Ethics:0
  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approval #: LTS -A1138 (Administration)

About the Instructor

david-hahklotubbeDavid Hahklotubbe, MA. Master of Arts degree in Gerontology, Long Term Care Administration from San Francisco State University has been an administrator in many large facilities (80+ beds) with special units for those afflicted with dementia. David is the co-owner of Choctaw House, a 6-bed RCFE specializing in memory impairment, located in Napa, California. In addition, David is currently the host of a television show on elder care called "Successful Aging Today".