OT PLAYBOOK

Empowering occupational therapy practitioners with a playbook of functional tasks to use with their geriatric clients

Burnout

Burnout

As an occupational therapist who has spent 10 years working in skilled nursing facilities, I’ve felt burnout occasionally. This year, as we’ve faced a global pandemic, I’ve noticed it increase exponentially among myself and my therapy team. I’ve also seen it among the other caregivers at my facility and almost everyone I’ve interacted with online. Using my occupational therapy and research skills, I started searching for answers myself. Eventually, I used my teaching skills to develop a course to help people like me and my team.

What will I learn in this course?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe burnout and give examples of consequences of it in your personal situation.
  • Explain the causes of burnout. 
  • Employ multiple individual-level strategies to manage burnout.
  • Recommend team- and organization-level strategies to manage burnout.

Who should take this course?

I designed this course for individuals who are feeling burned out and are looking for tools they can start implementing today to start feeling better. This course can also benefit leaders and managers who are noticing the effects of burnout among the people on their team. If you have started noticing the physical, mental, relationship, and organizational consequences of burnout, this class is for you!

If you or someone on your team could benefit from this course, I invite you to enroll to start learning some practical, research-backed tools to start feeling better.

How can I take this course?

This course is hosted on Udemy, like my course on geriatric mental health. Using Udemy for hosting has several advantages. First, it allows you to work at your own pace. Second, once you purchase the course, you can return to it forever. Udemy will also generate a certificate of completion when you finish.

The direct link to this course on Udemy is: https://www.udemy.com/course/managing-burnout/?referralCode=C7EAD52F8BC238F46126

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