This retreat is focused on frontline nurses, and concentrates on strategies to combat stress and burnout in the nursing profession.
In a 2017 study conducted with UAMS multi-professionals, nurses demonstrated higher odds of all three types of burnout including, work related, personal and patient/client related burnout with nurses demonstrating the highest of all professions examined in personal burnout (Messias, Gathright, Freeman, Flynn, Atkinson, Thrush, Clardy and Thapa, 2018). Furthermore, a study conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation demonstrated nurses suffer from depression at a rate that doubles the general population (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) in 2012.
Participants will focus on self-care and finding new ways to cope with stress. The course is four hours in length and begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served to attendees.
9:00 a.m. Nutrition
Food Prep Demo & Session with Margaret Pauly, MS, RD, LD
10:00 a.m. Mindfulness & Gratitude
Nurturing the Mind with Puru Thapa, MD
11:00 a.m. Movement
Yoga for Healthcare Providers with Lindsay Joyce, MS, CPT, CYI
15 minute break
12:00 p.m. Journaling & Resources
How to Journal & Why with Natalie Cannady, MEd
Lunch will be served during the noon session.
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