Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know about Implementing a Team Wellness Program.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Palliative care (PC) providers often face challenging and emotional cases while operating in the structures that are not ideally resourced. This combination can lead to burnout and further jeopardize resources from turnover, morale, and decreased productivity. Although many wellness efforts have focused on building personal resilience skills for individuals, programmatic approaches to improve a culture wellness are equally important in supporting clinical teams. This article brings together the perspectives of PC leaders with expertise in wellness to collate practical pearls for interventions that impact the culture of well-being in their organizations. In this article, we use a "Top 10" format to highlight the interventions that PC leaders can implement to support the well-being of clinical staff and promote program sustainability.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Edwards, KE; Misra, SK; Hyman, K; Albers, A; Kamal, AH

Published Date

  • January 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 116 - 121

PubMed ID

  • 33146569

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-7740

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/jpm.2020.0628


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States