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Wellbeing in practice, looking after your patients and yourself


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Price: £10 - 30


7 Upper Lattimore Rd

St Albans

Hertfordshire

AL1 3UD

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This session is highly participative. The techniques learnt on this day will also help with work/life balance.

During the day we will cover:

• What stress is and how it affects you and others.
• The concept of the human performance curve-pressure is good, stress is bad – how you can maintain a balance.
• The differences between pressure, stress and burnout.
• What is compassion fatigue and how can I avoid it
• How to recognise the signs of stress in yourself and others and what to do next.
• An introduction to DISC behavioural profiling, so you can understand yourself and others better, and how you can use this tool to improve effective communication, reduce miscommunications and misunderstanding and reduce the stress of working with others.
• Coping mechanisms, what do you currently use and how to develop new ways of working to better cope with the pressures you are under, reducing stress and avoiding burnout.

This workshop will provide you with the practical tools and tips to make your life in practice easier, more effective and less stressful.

By the end of the workshop delegates will be able to:

• Define stress and be aware of the difference between pressure and stress

• Define wellbeing and what it means to you

• To understand why a resilient approach to work can benefit both the practice and the individual

• Describe what causes stress and how this affects health and performance

• Identify personal signs and symptoms of stress

• Use a range of practical techniques to prevent and manage stress.

Speaker: Carolyne Crowe BVetMed(Hons) BSc Dip Coaching MRCVS

Intended for Veterinary Surgeons

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