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Ridgeview and the Ridgeview Continuing Medical Education Program are proud to present the Ridgeview Podcast: CME Series; a quality, portable and on-demand continuing medical education, that features a variety of exceptional physicians, providers and other staff from Ridgeview and it's affiliates. Hosts of the program are Fred DeMeuse, PA-C, Jason Hicks, PA-C, and Leah Radde, RN. Thanks for tuning-in, downloading and listening! 

 

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The information provided through this and all Ridgeview podcasts as well as any and all accompanying files, images, videos and documents is/are for CME/CE and other institutional learning and communication purposes only and is/are not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician, healthcare provider or other healthcare personnel relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition; and are property/rights of Ridgeview & Ridgeview Clinics.  Any re-reproduction of any of the materials presented would be infringement of copyright laws. 

It is Ridgeview's intent that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts. It is not assumed any potential conflicts will have an adverse impact on these presentations. It remains for the audience to determine whether the speaker’s outside interest may reflect a possible bias, either the exposition or the conclusions presented.

Ridgeview's CME planning committee members and presenter(s) have disclosed they have no significant financial relationship with a pharmaceutical company and have disclosed that no conflict of interest exists with the presentation/educational event.

May 27, 2022

In this podcast, Susan Gaines, is a Certified Life Coach who specializes in helping physicians deal with burnout, life purpose and reigniting passion. In this podcast, Susan talks about burnout, why it happens, what it looks like, and tools to fight it.

Enjoy the podcast.

Objectives:
Upon completion of this podcast, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize professional burnout in themselves and their colleagues.
  • Explain the human and financial costs: personal, team, and system-wide.
  • Identify at least 3 exercises that would calm onself in the midst of stress.
  • Give examples for ways to build resilience longer term.
  • State how to de-stigmatize asking for help, and demanding balance.

CME credit is only offered to Ridgeview Providers & Allied Health Staff for this podcast activity. Complete and submit the online evaluation form, after viewing the activity.  Upon successful completion of the evaluation, you will be e-mailed a certificate of completion within approximately 2 weeks. You may contact the accredited provider with questions regarding this program at  rmccredentialing@ridgeviewmedical.org.

To receive continuing education credit for this activity - click the link below, to complete the activity's evaluation.

CME Evaluation

(**If you are listening to the podcasts through iTunes on your laptop or desktop, it is not possible to link directly with the CME Evaluation for unclear reasons. We are trying to remedy this. You can, however, link to the survey through the Podcasts app on your Apple and other smart devices, as well as through Spotify, Stitcher and other podcast directory apps and on your computer browser at these websites. We apologize for the inconvenience.) 

DISCLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT 

The information provided through this and all Ridgeview podcasts as well as any and all accompanying files, images, videos and documents is/are for CME/CE and other institutional learning and communication purposes only and is/are not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician, healthcare provider or other healthcare personnel relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition; and are property/rights of Ridgeview Medical Center & Clinics.  Any re-reproduction of any of the materials presented would be infringement of copyright laws. 

It is Ridgeview's intent that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts. It is not assumed any potential conflicts will have an adverse impact on these presentations. It remains for the audience to determine whether the speaker’s outside interest may reflect a possible bias, either the exposition or the conclusions presented.

Ridgeview's CME planning committee members and presenter(s) have disclosed they have no significant financial relationship with a pharmaceutical company and have disclosed that no conflict of interest exists with the presentation/educational event.

Thank-you for listening to the podcast.

SHOW NOTES
*See the attachment for additional show information.
  
This podcast focuses predominately on physicians, but understand that many listeners of this podcast work in various healthcare roles. It is recognized that burnout, especially for the last several years affects each of the various specialties across the organization. Many of the concepts discussed in this podcast, though specifically for physicians, are applicable across various healthcare disciplines.

*For the articles referenced in the podcast, please see the attached Show Notes for links.

Article 1: "Death by 1000 Cuts": Medscape National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report 2021
- 12,00 physicians surveyed across 29 specialties
- Results:
    - 42% reported burnout
    - 79% stated burnout started prior to the pandemic
    - Causes:  too many bureaucratic tasks, too many hours at work, lack of respect from all groups
    - burn out had moderate to severe impact on their life
    - approx. 300 physicians commit sucide each year.

Article 2: Estimating the Attributable Cost of Physician Burnout in the United States
- $4.6 billion on national scale in physician turnober and reduced clinical hours
- At an organizational level - burnout costs $7600 per employed physician each year, due to turnover and reduced clinical hours

Thanks for listening.