Course Description:In this course, you’ll discuss role of stress on the physical and mental wellbeing of HCPs; differentiate between false optimism and human flourishing; and provide concrete strategies for resilience based on habit science. Originally presented as a live webinar on April 14, 2021.
Course Objectives:• Discuss the role of stress on the physical and mental wellbeing of healthcare professionals.
• Differentiate between false optimism and human flourishing.
• Provide concrete strategies for resilience, based on habit science.
- CDR Level: 2
- Performance Indicators: 3.1.1, 3.2.2
- Run Time: 38
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Eileen T. O'Grady, PhD, RN, NP-BC
McLean, VA, USA
Penni Davila Hicks, PhD, RD, LD
Columbus, OH, USA
Penni Davila Hicks is the Medical Science Liaison Section Manager in Scientific and Medical Affairs at Abbott Nutrition. Prior to joining Abbott, Dr Hicks was an Instructor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, where her research focused on using stable isotopes to measure nutrient metabolism along with using body composition techniques and other anthropometric tools to assess growth in premature infants, term infants and children.
Dr Hicks earned a bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition and Foods from the University of Houston, completed a dietetic internship at Texas Woman’s University and earned a PhD in Nutritional Biology at University of California – Davis. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Pediatric Nutrition at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr Hicks has presented her research and other nutrition-related topics to health care professionals at many national and international sites. She has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Woman’s University and Rice University.
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