Implementing Brief Mindfulness-Based Interventions to Reduce Compassion Fatigue

Author(s): Sharada K. Tripathi, DNP, FNP-C, David C. Mulkey, DNP, RN, CPHQ, CCRN-K, CHSE

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP B 1.00

Expires Oct 01, 2026

Topics: Well-Being

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NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

After implementing brief mindfulness-based interventions in shift huddles, nurses reported reductions in elements of compassion fatigue (burnout and secondary traumatic stress). Nurses reported that adding brief mindfulness-based interventions to shift huddles helped them cope with work-related stress.


  • Identify brief mindfulness-based interventions that can be used as a strategy to cope with work-related stress.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of brief mindfulness-based interventions in reducing compassion fatigue.
  • Propose evidence-based recommendations to improve compassion satisfaction among nurses in high-stress work environments.

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