Infusing Well-Being into the Workplace Through Brief Mindful Self-Compassion Practices

Author(s): Loera Salome M

Contact Hours 1.15

CERP B 1.15

Expires Dec 31, 2025

Topics: Behavioral/Psychosocial, Motivational & Personal Growth

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Clinicians working in critical care are often exposed to traumatizing events and challenging work environments, leading to an increased risk for compassion fatigue and burnout. The development and implementation of a unit-based initiative to reduce compassion fatigue among ICU nurses through mindful self-compassion practices is described in this presentation. Audience participants are guided through short mindful self-compassion practices designed for caregivers in the workplace.


  • Discuss self-compassion and its relationships to wellbeing, resiliency, compassion fatigue and burnout among nurses.
  • Outline a unit-based initiative to reduce compassion fatigue among ICU nurses through brief mindful self-compassion practices.
  • Demonstrate brief mindful self-compassion practices to support caregiver well-being and self-care.

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Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 1.15 contact hours.

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