The Power of Purpose, Self-Motivation and Positive Attitudes

Course # 0020


The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge about the importance of purpose, self-motivation, and positive attitude in health care workers.



The Power of Purpose, Self-Motivation and Positive Attitudes is a 1 hour continuing educational course that provides information on how purpose leads to success in the workplace. It defines self-motivation and intrinsic motivation. The course describes how positive attitudes improve the workplace. The course ends by discussing work that has personal meaning and the essential workplace skills that enhance the employee's career and the workplace environment. 


Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss how purpose leads to success in the workplace and your career
  2. Define self-motivation or intrinsic motivation
  3. Describe how positive attitudes affect the work environment
  4. Discuss work that has personal meaning
  5. List essential workplace skills that can enhance your career and the work environment

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Activity Professionals Addiction Specialists & Drug and Alcohol Counselors Administrators Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Occupational Therapists Personal Care Home Administrators Registered Dietitians Speech Therapists

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