Learn how to self-monitor for states of stress and burnout and implement mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques for your well-being and that of your patients. This workshop will teach appreciative inquiry 4D cycle techniques to utilize during self-appraisal. Attendees will learn resilience strategies for maintaining work-life balance.
The program is designed for physicians of all specialties interested in learning more about physician health, self-awareness, mindfulness, appreciative inquiry, and resilience. It also is appropriate for spouses of physicians and health care administrators.
Patient care, practice-based learning and improvement, professionalism, systems-based practice
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Pressures of Medicine [Ethics, State of Medicine, Being Human, Burnout]
Bouncing Back [Approaches to Physician Resilience: Self-Awareness]
Bouncing Back [Approaches to Physician Resilience: Mindfulness and Meditation, Appreciative Inquiry, Healthy Lifestyle, Community]; and
Strategies for Building Resilience
Upon completion of the program, participants should be able to:
1. Describe the impact of stress and burnout on themselves and their patients.
2. Explain the utility of physician mindfulness as a powerful risk management strategy.
3. Develop a set of personal techniques that will increase professionalism, ethical behavior, and well-being.
4. Practice at least one mindfulness approach in their daily lives and demonstrate the technique to their patients.
5. Utilize an appreciative inquiry approach to move away from a culture of blame toward improvement of health care systems.
6. Illustrate the role of resilience in improving work-life balance.
Didactic lecture, case presentations, hands-on skills lab, and question-and-answer session
Liability Insurance Discount
Physicians who are insured with Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) may earn professional liability insurance discounts by participating in approved continuing education activities. TMLT policyholders who complete this course will earn a 3-percent discount, which will be applied to their next eligible policy period.
A $25 fee applies to all cancellations. TMA will issue no refunds received less than one week prior to a scheduled workshop. All cancellation requests must be made in writing and sent a minimum of one week before the scheduled workshop to Linda Kuhn, Texas Medical Association, 401 W. 15th St., Austin, TX 78701-1680, or faxed to (512) 370-1347.