Physician Burnout

Physician Burnout Seminar CME / CPD

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 1 (PB1) Topics Include:  Risk Factors for Burnout, Role of Physician Wellness, Health Challenges Facing Physicians, Strategies to Improve Wellness, Management of Stress, and more.

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Course Topics

Nonoperating Room Endoscopy/Burnout /Opioids and General Anesthesia

Assess the financial implications of providing full anesthesia services for gastrointestinal procedures; Optimize perioperative care for patients with ventricular assist devices who are undergoing endoscopy; Recognize risk factors for burnout among medical professionals; Elaborate on the physiology and neuroanatomic targets of general anesthesia; Cite current literature on the effects of intraoperative use of opioids on persistent postoperative opioid use.

Joy of Pediatrics /Vitamin D

Identify factors related to well-being that are within a physician?s control; Perform reflection exercises to increase professional fulfillment and improve well-being; Provide a list of foods rich in vitamin D to patients; Recognize laboratory and clinical manifestations of vitamin D deficiency; Prescribe vitamin D supplementation to children at risk for deficiency.

Physician Wellness /Emergency Airway Management

Recognize the role of physician wellness in the care of patients; Elaborate on factors contributing to burnout among anesthesia professionals; Perform a surgical airway in a timely manner; Optimize conditions for emergency intubation; Assess the effectiveness of airway management devices for use during emergencies.

Physician Burnout and Suicide

List Maslach?s components of burnout; Recognize symptoms of burnout in a colleague; Act as a liaison on a committee tasked with advising hospital administrators about physician satisfaction; Distinguish between burnout and depression; Create a program to address burnout and suicide among clinicians working in a health care institution.

Physician Burnout/Mucormycosis

Recognize health challenges facing physicians; Consider strategies to decrease risks for burnout; Identify symptoms of burnout among physicians; Consider the differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with complete ophthalmoplegia; List predisposing factors for mucormycosis.

Physician Wellness

Identify the components of the Stanford model for wellness; Recognize factors that contribute to burnout among physicians; Implement strategies to minimize burnout and improve wellness among physicians; Elaborate on metabolic changes associated with shift work and burnout in health care workers; Minimize the impact of sleep deprivation in individuals with shift work disorder.

Is Patient Safety the Pinnacle of Quality Perioperative Care?

Recognize patients? perceptions of physicians and health care systems; Implement perioperative care pathways to maintain patient brain health; Avoid medication errors and other preventable harm during the perioperative period; Advocate for systemic changes to health care systems to optimize physician well-being and avoid burnout; Proactively address waste in health care systems.


Highlights from the 2020 Kaiser Permanente Dale Daniel, MD, Orthopaedic Symposium

Identify patients with patellar instability who may benefit from trochleoplasty; Perform groove-deepening trochleoplasty using a thinflap technique; Take a surgical approach to patients with flail chest; Explain the role of wellness coaching in creating personal or professional change; Apply strategies to improve one?s own wellness and performance.


Recognize forms of countertransference; Assess approaches to managing countertransference in clinical practice; Use intersubjectivity to enhance therapy; Elaborate on the benefits of mindfulness practices for patients and clinicians; Identify physiologic effects of meditation.

Updates from Hospital Medicine 2020

Optimize the use of supplemental oxygen therapy in acutely ill patients; Stratify risk in hemodynamically stable patients with pulmonary embolism; Select hospitalized patients with delirium most likely to benefit from antipsychotic therapy and neuroimaging studies; Elaborate on the role of resilience in management of burnout; Implement strategies to improve management of stress and develop a resilient mindset.


Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  PsychologyWomen's HealthMen's Health and Psychiatry.

If you have taken the current Psychiatry CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Psychiatry plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.