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Trauma Team Burnout
Release and Expiration Dates
Release Date: 3/24/2020
Expiration Date: 11/29/2025
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Trauma Team Burnout
Program Overview
Trauma Team Burnout is a TCAA course (previous live webinar) designed to provide the learner with  an understanding of medical economics, healthcare reform,  and resilience building to combat trauma team burnout. 

Estimated completion time: 60 minutes

Target Audience: The Trauma healthcare team and other clinical departments

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the learner should be better able to:
1. Analyze the history of medical economics in the United States and understand the reasons for the present turmoil in 
2. Recap for physicians how many attempts at healthcare reform have taken place over the last 120 years. 
3. Recall ways that trauma team members can re-center themselves to weather the current storm of healthcare change. 
4. Describe remedies for the present state of physician burnout by reclaiming our purpose.

Faculty Presenter:  Dr. Craig D. Rhyne

Presenter Bio

A general surgeon, Craig has served Covenant for the past 28 years.  He states that his relationship with Covenant began when he was a high school senior.  His job was to serve dinner trays and wash dishes at Methodist Hospital.  He then worked his way through high school and college as an industrial electrician, managing not to “fly” anything along the way! Following college, he attended Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, and served in residency programs in Internal Medicine at the University of Arkansas and then a five-year General Surgery Residence program at Texas Tech.  He also completed a two-year research fellowship at Cornell University Medical College in New York City.  Returning to Lubbock in 1991 as a General Surgeon, Craig created a Trauma Program in 1992 which achieved verification and designation as a Level II (Major) Trauma Center in 1995.  He has served as Chief Medical Officer since 2011.  Presently as Covenant Regional CMO, his primary responsibility is to provide an interface between the organized medical staff and administrative leadership, including the organization, improvement, and reporting of quality metrics for all aspects of clinical care. 

Tait D.Shanafelt, Omar Hasan, Lotte N.Dyrbye, Christine Sinsky, Daniel Satele, Jeff Sloan, Colin P.West. Changes in Burnout and Satisfaction With Work-Life Balance in Physicians and the General US Working Population Between 2011 and 2014. Mayo Clinic Proceedings Volume 90, Issue 12, December 2015, pgs 1600-1613.

Fitch, Starla. Remedy for Burnout: 7 Prescriptions Doctors Use to Find Meaning in Medicine. 2014 Langdon Street Press.

Marjorie Podraza Stiegler, What I Learned about Adverse Events from Captain Sully: It's Not What You Think. JAMA. 2015;313(4):361-362. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16025

Timothy Murphy
Dr. Christoph Kaufman
Jennifer Ward
Deb Myers
Dr. Britt Christmas
Peer Reviewer
Dr. Jodi DiGiacomo
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CE Credit
1 COP Credit
1 TCAA CME Credit
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