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High Risk Stress in High-Risk Careers- The Importance of "Me"!
Release and Expiration Dates
Release Date: 6/15/2022
Expiration Date: 6/14/2025
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High-Risk Stress in High-Risk Careers-The Importance of "Me"!
Program Overview
The Importance of "Me" aired during the 2022 Anual Meeting. The purpose of this activity is to provide an overview of healthcare provider's stress and methods to decresase it. 

Estimated completion time: 30 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. Understand the factors that can cause vicarious trauma and excessive stress during a pandemic
2. Recognize various maladaptive coping strategies and learn adaptive techniques to promote healthy coping during stressful times
3. Obtain resource information to promote enhanced self-care and personal growth

Faculty Presenter: Ms. Kamela K. Scott, Ph.D.

Presenter Bio
Dr. Kamela Scott is a Professor in the Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, and she is the Director, UF Health Jacksonville Surgical Psychology.  Her primary responsibility is to direct the overall provision of psychological services to patients and families within the Divisions of Acute Care Surgery/Critical Care at UF Health Jacksonville.  She is responsible for the on-going, day-to-day operations of the psychological services component of the trauma program, she co-supervises the Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow, and she provides educational offerings for the surgical residents, medical students, and extenders in various areas such as effective communication, ethics and professionalism, and conflict resolution.  Dr. Scott is Chair of the UF Health Jacksonville Ethics Committee, and her primary research interests include the areas of adolescent violence prevention, suicide, adaptation following TBI, and ethics training for surgeons.
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Journal of Psychiatry, 62, S395–S403.

The ILO Labadmin/OSH Branch

Manal Azzi (Senior OSH specialist)
TCAA Annual Meeting Committee
Peer Reviewer
Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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