With the stresses inherent in the correctional environment, as well as the additional stressors from the COVID-19 pandemic, correctional nurses are susceptible to compassion fatigue. The presenter will discuss compassion satisfaction, compassion fatigue, and burnout. In an exercise, attendees will take Stamm's Professional Quality of Life (ProQOL) scale to measure how they rate. Get informed about risk factors, signs, symptoms, and prevention strategies for compassion fatigue.
Define compassion fatigue
Distinguish levels of compassion fatigue using the ProQOL scale
State risk factors and self-care strategies for compassion fatigue