Caregiver Burnout & Depression

Course # 0052

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to review the connection between professional caregiving and the risk of developing caregiver depression.

Description

Caregiver Burnout and Depression is a 1 hour continuing education course that examines the relationship between being a professional caregiver and experiencing prolonged stress to the point of career burnout or depression. The course covers information on signs and symptoms of caregiver burnout and depression and potential causes of caregiver burnout and depression. It addresses some possible consequences of caregiver burnout and depression. The course ends by reviewing prevention and management of burnout and depression.

Learning Objectives

1. List symptoms of caregiver burnout and depression 2. List causes of caregiver burnout and depression 3. List consequences of caregiver burnout and depression 4. Review prevention and management strategies

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

Addiction Specialists & Drug and Alcohol Counselors Certified Case Managers Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Ohio DODD Professionals Physical Therapists Social Workers Speech Therapists

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