Week 8: Combating Compassion Fatigue Assignment
HLT 302 Grand Canyon Week 8 Combating Compassion Fatigue
Combating Compassion Fatigue Assignment
Using the Internet and/or the GCU eLibrary, research the topic of compassion fatigue, caregiver burnout, and related issues. Evaluate your sources to make sure they are academically sound and useful to your study. Compile concepts and resources to share with people who are facing burnout as they care for patients.
Write a training guide to assist people in combating compassion fatigue. Determine whether your audience is a group of professional health care workers or individuals caring for loved ones needing ongoing medical care. Present your training guide as a pamphlet, a PowerPoint presentation with lecture notes, or some other visual aid with notes.
- Present the nature of the problem and its causes.
- Explain the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the caregiver.
- Finally, give examples of coping strategies and resources for help and hope for the caregiver.
While APA format is not required for the body of this Combating Compassion Fatigue Assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the Combating Compassion Fatigue Assignment assignment.