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Managing Personal Stress

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Managing Personal Stress

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Knowing that you are experiencing stress can be easy to identify. However, managing your stress may be a different story. Stress is caused by several factors and may be influenced both by pleasant and unpleasant life changes. Caregivers have a unique risk of stress, whether he/she works in an assisted living/residential care Community or is taking care of family/friend. In this course we will address what specifically causes stress and the signs and symptoms of both stress and burnout. We will discuss steps to assist in managing stress and demonstrate ways you can obtain a more balanced life.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • The Signs and Symptoms of Both Stress and Burnout
  • Steps to Assist in Managing Stress
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Course Objectives

By the end of this course participants will be able to:
  • Identify what stress is and define good and bad stress.
  • Discuss how being a caregiver creates a unique risk of stress, whether paid or as a family/friend.
  • Recognize the common causes of stress.
  • Specify typical signs and symptoms that are related to stress.
  • Identify when stress becomes burnout.
  • Personally develop techniques to managing stress.
  • Understand and describe steps to managing caregiver stress in the assisted living/residential care Community.


Course Outcomes

Hour One
  • 1. Introduction
  • a. What is stress?
  • b. Is stress good or bad?
  • i. Stress is not all bad!
  • ii. Good stress can inspire one to reach goals he/she would never have attempted
  • iii. Bad stress can cause serious illness
  • c. Caregiver stress - Being a caregiver, whether paid or family/friend, creates a unique risk of stress


  • 2. Causes of Stress
  • a. Circumstantial
  • i. Family
  • ii. Work
  • iii. The World
  • b. Attitude
  • i. Self Talk
  • ii. Personality
  • c. In the assisted living/residential care community
  • i. Upset family members
  • ii. Heavy workloads
  • iii. Numerous job tasks that are all important
  • iv. Incidents that disrupt your day (falls, 911, medication errors, etc)
  • v. Rude co-workers
  • vi. Licensing inspections


  • 3. Signs/symptoms of stress
  • a. Denial
  • b. Anger
  • c. Social withdrawal
  • d. Anxiety
  • e. Depression
  • f. Exhaustion
  • g. Sleeplessness
  • h. Irritability
  • i. Lack of concentration
  • j. Health problems


  • 4. When stress becomes burnout
  • a. Definition of burnout
  • b. Characteristics of burnout
  • c. How does it start?


  • 5. Managing Stress
  • a. Appropriate coping techniques
  • b. Steps to managing caregiver stress (Alzheimer's Association)
  • i. Understand what is going on as early as possible
  • ii. Become an educated caregiver
  • iii. Take care of yourself
  • iv. Be social
  • v. Let it out
  • vi. Redirect your mind
  • vii. Organize
  • viii. Accept changes as they occur
  • ix. Give yourself credit, not guilt
  • x. Know what resources are available – get help


Instructor: Josh Allen, RN or Laura Gumban, LVN

"Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.

Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider.

Laura Gumban, LVN is currently the Resident Care Coordinator at the Eskaton Lodge Brentwood in Brentwood California. There, she is responsible or budget maintenance; she is a liaison with the medical community; she interviews, hires, schedules, and supervises clinical staff; she completes resident assessments and quarterly evaluations; and is the director of nursing duties.Laura has been with Eskaton Lodge Brentwood since 2006. Previously she was an MDS Nurse for the Elmhaven Care Center in Stockton, California and was a MDS/TILES Nurse at Heritage Oakes Estates in Balliger Texas."

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