Time Management for Physicians (No CME)

Time Management for Physicians (No CME)

One of the main complaints of physicians is shortage of time. Many physicians are perfectionists and procrastinators and completing anything on time is a struggle. This e-learning class outlines some time management strategies that can be used in both personal and professional settings.  It also covers some personal skills needed to make sure boundaries are set and the physician’s needs are met. A great deal of time is wasted in meetings, whether in the office or hospital, and we will also dicuss how to organize and manage meetings so you make the best use of your time. Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly. With that in mind, let’s review our goals for this class. 

At the end of this class, you should be able to:

Plan and prioritize each day’s activities in a more efficient, productive manner
Overcome procrastination quickly and easily
Handle crises effectively and quickly
Organize your workspace and workflow to make better use of time
Delegate more efficiently
Use rituals to make your life run smoother
Plan meetings more appropriately and effectively
...and more

USD 225
Anger Management for Physicians (CME 2.5)

Anger Management for Physicians (CME 2.5)

Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” At Coaching for Physicians we like to add a third item to his list: anger.  Anger can be an incredibly damaging force, costing physicians their jobs, personal relationships, and even their lives when it gets out of hand. However, since everyone experiences anger, it is important to have constructive approaches to manage it effectively.  
Simple examples are included to allow you to reflect on the importance of anger in your medical practice or business. All names and examples are fictitious. This course covers the basics of anger management and discusses some of the more important tools for today's physician. You must download the free guidebook that accompanies this course to continue with your studies.

 This activity is certified for 2.5 hours of CME by RMCHCS .The cost of $275 includes Santa Fe GRT and LMS user fee.

Outline of Topics Covered: 


Module One: Understanding Anger     
The Cycle of Anger     
The Trigger Phase    
The Escalation Phase    
The Crisis Phase     
The Recovery Phase    
The Depression Phase
Understanding Fight or Flight    
Common Myths about Anger
 
Module Two: Do’s and Don’ts     
Unhelpful Ways of Dealing with Anger     
Helpful Ways of Dealing with Anger     
 
Module Three: Gaining Control     
A Word of Warning     
Using Coping Thoughts     
Using Relaxation Techniques     
Blowing Off Some Steam     
 
Module Four: Separate the People from the Problem     
Objective vs. Subjective Language     
Identifying the Problem 
Using “I” Messages     
 
Module Five: Working on the Problem     
Using Constructive Disagreement 
Negotiation Tips     
Building Consensus     
Identifying Solutions     
 
Module Six: Solving the Problem     
Choosing a Solution     
Making a Plan      
Getting it Done     
 
Module Seven: A Personal Plan     
Understanding Hot Buttons      
 
Module Eight: The Triple A Approach    
Alter     
Avoid     
Accept     
 
Module Nine: Dealing with Angry People 
Understanding the Energy Curve     
 De-escalation Techniques     
 When to Back Away and What to Do Next     
 
Module Ten: Pulling It All Together 
Process Overview 
Putting It into Action     
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USD 275
Body Language for Physicians (CME 2.5)

Body Language for Physicians (CME 2.5)

This class for physicians is about body language and will provide you with a set of skills to understand that what is not said is just as important as what is said. 

It will also give you the ability to see and understand how your own body language is perceived. You will learn to adjust and improve the way you communicate through non-verbal communications.

Can you tell if someone is telling the truth just by looking at them? It is a skill most people do not have.  In this course, you will be given a set of tools to use and understand body language. These tools can be utilized in the hospital, office and at home. When you understand body language, you have a great advantage in your daily communications with patients, staff and colleagues.

Physicians who recognise the role of body language in managing patient care can communicate better and  improve patient safety and increase patient satisfaction. 

You must download the free guidebook that accompanies this course to continue with your studies.

This activity is certified for 2.5 hours of CME by RMCHCS .The cost of $275 includes Santa Fe GRT and LMS user fee.

Outline of Topics Covered

Module One: Communicating with Body Language     
Learning a New Language     
The Power of Body Language     
More than Words     
Actions Speak Louder than Words     
 
Module Two:  Reading Body Language    
Head Position    
Translating Gestures into Words    
Open Vs. Closed Body Language    
The Eyes Have It    

Module Three: Body Language Mistakes     
Poor Posture     
Invading Personal Space     
Quick Movements     
Fidgeting     
 
Module Four: Gender Differences     
Facial Expressions     
Personal Distances     
Female Body Language     
Male Body Language     
 
Module Five: Nonverbal Communication     
Common Gestures     
The Signals You Send to Others     
It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It     
What Your Posture Says 
 
Module Six: Facial Expressions    
Linked with Emotion    
 Micro-Expressions    
Universal Facial Expressions    
 Facial Expressions:    
Practical Illustration    


Module Seven: Body Language in Medicine
Communicate with Authority
Cultural Differences    
Building Trust    
Mirroring

Module Eight:  Lying and Body Language    
Watch Their Hands - position and movement    
Watch Their Mouth - Forced Smiles
Watch Their Eyes - Eye Contact    
Watch Their Posture - Shifting and Moving    

Module Nine: Improve Your Body Language    
Be Aware of Your Movements    
The Power of Confidence    
Position and Posture    
Practice in a Mirror    

Module Ten: Matching Your Words to Your Movement    
Involuntary Movements    
Say What You Mean
Always Be Consistent    
Actions Will Trump Words    

USD 275
Soft (People) Skills for Physicians (CME 2.5)

Soft (People) Skills for Physicians (CME 2.5)

Having the technical skills and knowledge to successfully execute your job duties is only one part of being the best physician you can be. In addition to these “hard” skills, we also need “soft” skills. Soft skills are sometimes called “people” skills, and are those skills which allow you to effectively work with others. No matter what your position, organization, or specialty, you work with people. Taking the time to build effective soft skills can contribute to a more efficient, more harmonious, and more productive medical workplace. At the same time it can improve your own happiness and satisfaction as a physician. This course covers the basics of "soft skills"and discusses some of the more important skills for today's physician, including communication, teamwork, problem-solving, time management, attitude and work ethic, adaptability, self-confidence, ability to learn and networking.

You must download the free guidebook that accompanies this course to continue with your studies.

This activity is certified for 2.5 hours of CME by RMCHCS.

The cost of $275 includes Santa Fe GRT and LMS user fee.

USD 275
Physician Burnout/Work Life Balance (CME 2.5)

Physician Burnout/Work Life Balance (CME 2.5)

Work life balance is essential for physicians to combat stress and avoid burnout. It can help ensure success for both individual doctors and for the medical organizations in which they  work. The stress associated with unbalanced lifestyles is costly; it damages productivity and increases individual health risks. Physicians who have the tools to balance their professional and personal lives are happier, healthier, and more productive.

You must download the free guidebook that accompanies this course to continue with your studies.

The cost of $275 includes Santa Fe GRT and LMS user fee.

USD 275

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