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Practical Tools for Physician Self-Care

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With upwards of 50% of physicians suffering from burnout, having knowledge of the research and theory behind this destructive force may be key to combatting these problems once and for all. This course will discuss the theory and research behind burnout and the psychological and physical impacts it can have, both among physicians and in the healthcare system as a whole. Through text, videos, and interactive moments, the course will also discuss assessments commonly used in the industry to measure burnout. Lastly, in taking this course, you will learn practical insights into seeking help, asking for time off, and finding time for things you love in order to provide a more in-depth understanding of what burnout is and how you can defeat it.

You'll learn about:

  • Recognize the impacts of burnout on the medical industry today
  • Identify the effects that burnout can have on the brain
  • Explain the three dimensions of burnout as outlined in the Maslach Burnout Inventory
  • Collect the information necessary to reach out to people that can help you
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the skills required to uncover your personal needs
  • Prepare the required documentation for a time-off conversation
  • Apply knowledge of burnout theory to your own personal wellness plan

This course is part of our Wellness Series for Physician Leaders.

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Key Dates

Original Course Release Date: May 7, 2019
Course Review & Renewal Date: May 4, 2022
Course Expiration Date: May 7, 2025
Access to Course Expires: 365 days from purchase date of course.


Planner Disclosure: The planners (American Association for Physician Leadership® staff) for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Faculty Disclosure: The faculty for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.


The American Association for Physician Leadership® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.


The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cancellation Policy

  • Refunds are available for online courses if the refund is requested within a 72-hour period after purchase and no course materials have been accessed.
  • If the course is accessed at any time, no cancellation or refund will be allowed.
  • If registrations are cancelled within 72 hours of purchase and no access of course material has occurred, then a full refund less a $100 processing fee will be applied.
  • Once 72 hours have passed after purchase, no cancellations or refunds will be allowed.

Registrations may not be transferred to another person at any time. All refunds will be issued to the original form of payment. Refunds or transfers are not available if testing has occurred or CME is claimed.

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