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P26 - The Power of Self-Care

The Power of Self-Care presentation fosters wellness, professional development, motivation, and mindfulness to healthcare professionals. This program offers simple, healthy, compassionate practices for busy, burnt-out, and stressed employees.

Purpose: Define the importance of self-care.

Self-care is the practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s well-being and happiness.

Demonstrate activities for self-care:
• Mindfulness practice – breathing exercise, chair yoga, affirmations
• Wellness quiz, wellness 360 wheel, healthy add-ins guide

Description: The Power of Self-Care program is a simple, effective, inexpensive tool to provide employees with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to sustain a healthy, involved, motivated relationship with their workplace. The course focuses on self-care: being individually responsible for and using the tools to develop the right attitudes toward self, work, and coworkers. The philosophy and techniques taught help participants to take charge of their own situation. Any job requires the involvement of the entire person – body, soul, and spirit. To enroll all of these in our work life and sustain a positive, healthy use of each is a goal of this program. The presenters are eminently qualified to bring this course because they are empowered women, successful in their work, not to mention their credentials. Each knows and conveys how to develop and employ skills and attitudes to be happy and fruitful in their work. The principles of this course are fundamental to living a self-directed life in advanced age.

Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to assess innovations being used by other professionals in the specialty and evaluate the potential of implementing the improvements into practice.


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