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Caregiver Stress

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify signs of stress and strategies for managing.


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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Predict three (3) ways a healthcare worker will be impacted by stress.
  2. Detect three (3) ways healthcare organizations contribute to stress in the workplace.
  3. Select the merits of three (3) things that can be done in the healthcare setting to promote reduction of workplace stress for staff.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about needs of the caregiver by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.


Don Gordon, BS, MDiv, DMin

Don is the founder and CEO of Christians Caring for Creation, Inc. and currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Religion at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Prior to that he served for 35 years in pastoral ministry in Virginia and North Carolina. He earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary (PCUSA), a M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Campbell University. He has recently served on the Board of Trustees for Campbell University in North Carolina and the Board of Directors for The Baptist Center for Ethics in Nashville, Tennessee. Don has spent many hours offering spiritual care in hospitals, hospice care facilities, nursing homes and assisted living facilities with many people he knew well or not at all, including his mother who lived for five years in such an environment.

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Caregiver Stress

Stress is not necessarily negative or to be avoided. This educational activity explores identification of stress along with practical strategies that healthcare workers can practice self-care to avoid burnout.
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