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This risk assessment audit tool includes a template for long-term care, home care and community health support, and non-clinical areas.
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In long-term care it is increasingly apparent that who is on shift is just as important as how many staff are on shift. Quality care is difficult to achieve when we do not routinely engage with one another in a positive, or civil, manner.
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Leading from the Inside Out
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Guidelines & Regulations

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WorkSafeBC’s healthcare and social services planned inspection initiative focuses on high-risk activities in the workplace that lead to serious injuries and time-loss claims.
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WorkSafeBC is releasing a discussion paper with proposed amendments to the Current Rehabilitation Services and Claims Manual that guide wage rate decisions related to short-term and long-term disability compensation. Recommended amendments include: These changes may affect your claims costs. Click here to view the proposed changes and offer feedback to WorkSafeBC – The deadline is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, […]
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Managing trauma and stress

Dr. Burns will discuss the different responses to extreme stress that can occur in healthcare and related difficulties. Drawing from dialectical behaviour therapy, he will also share practical strategies that people can use to manage trauma-related symptoms and the role of mindfulness and acceptance in enacting longer-term change.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the different ways we define trauma and how that can impact those who are experiencing trauma/stress-related difficulties.
  •  Learn about the different responses to trauma or stress
  • Understand how healthcare professionals may be predisposed to stress responses
  • Identify some coping strategies that can worsen trauma-related symptoms
  • Practice and learn some practical strategies to manage symptoms
  • Discuss other resources one can consider accessing

Presented by

Kyle Burns is a psychiatrist practicing in Vancouver British Columbia. He teaches dialectical behaviour therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia. He is the co-founder of VanPsych a clinic that provides evidence based mental health treatments. He is currently the chair of the board of directors at Anxiety Canada.
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