Practicing Conscious Medicine: The Impact Of The Physician’s Mental Health On The Therapeutic Relationship
October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -
Patients won’t tell you if they’ve experienced bias, when rapport is damaged, often you’ll never hear from your patient again. Studies have shown that all physicians and nurses have implicit bias. As the movement of practicing conscious medicine is growing rapidly, more evidence is showing that there is a significant correlation between the level of implicit bias and lower quality of care.
If you are passionate about working in mental health, this course highlights key areas of training that are crucial to working in this field. It will illustrate why taking care of your own mental health and having more awareness of your biases could be one of the most important things you ever do in your medical career. This course will start to teach you that taking care of your own mental health starts the work that patients need their doctors to do to truly meet them where they are at in their healing journey. By taking this course you will join the movement of conscious physicians so patients feel heard and have the freedom to explore all areas of healing with you in a safe therapeutic environment.
- Understand how the mental state of the physician can impact the therapeutic relationship
- Identify your bias and judgement
- Understanding the impact of your bias on your patient retention and your practice
- Knowing the scope and limitations of your training
- Strategies for your own personal work and self-care