Professional burnout remains a constant and increasing concern. With ABC of Clinical Resilience, you'll learn how to connect with those impulses that motivated you to become a healthcare professional in the first place. You'll rediscover that 'joy of practice' that nourishes and replenishes your energy even as you do the hard work of caring for your patients, and practice the self-care necessary to maintain a positive and consistently productive outlook.
ABC of Clinical Resilience delivers a concise and perceptive treatment of what it means to be a resilient healthcare professional. The book describes the concept of resilience and how organisations and healthcare teams can use intelligent kindness to help their team members maintain their efficacy and avoid burnout in the long term.
Readers will also benefit from the inclusion of:
A thorough introduction to the concept of resilience and why it's important at this moment in time in the healthcare profession
An exploration of the emotional impact of working in healthcare
Practical discussions of resilience and how it affects cognitive performance, as well as organisational kindness and the teaching of resilience and compassion
Treatments of self-care, the physiology of resilience and well-being, and an examination of intelligent kindness in healthcare teams
Perfect for healthcare professionals, especially mental healthcare professionals, ABC of Clinical Resilience will also earn a place in the libraries of professionals who treat healthcare workers and readers interested in the psychology and prevention of burnout, vicarious trauma, and compassion fatigue.