Peer Support for Physicians
1 hr CE
Goal: Training: Learn to provide peer support to medical colleagues. Case example: Learn to apply peer support skills with physicians experiencing acute distress related to medical practice.
Funding: Initial development of this activity was supported by funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (Grant #1 R43 AA026474-01).
After completing this activity, physician participants will be able to provide peer support to mitigate the acute distress of a colleague experiencing stress related to medical practice. The skills participants will be able to use in peer support include:
- Connect with a peer in acute distress and engage them in discussing their concerns.
- Clarify your role in providing peer support
- Use questioning and listening skills to learn more about your peer’s concerns.
- Assess the impact of your peer’s concerns.
- Recognize when a peer in distress needs a recommendation for professional help.
- Provide interventions and resources to help mitigate a peer’s acute distress.
- Provide appropriate follow-up for peer support.
Audience and Accreditation
Audience: Physicians, however, most of the skills taught are relevant to all clinicians.
|Letter of Completion||1 hr||4/9/2021||4/8/23|
A letter of completion for 1 hour is available.
A score of 70% on the post-test is required to complete the activity.
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