UVA Fall 2017 Professional Development Programs

The UVA Health System Learning and Organizational Development teams
are pleased to announce the schedule for

Fall 2017 Professional Development Programs

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We hope you take advantage of these learning opportunities.
There is no cost to attend; sessions are open to all SOM faculty and staff.

Overview of Sessions:

Crucial Conversations – Abbreviated Summary Version
4 hour Version (4.0 CME Credits) 3.75 VNA Contact Hours Awarded
Learn detailed approaches and practices to effectively conduct difficult conversations with others. You will learn what components make up a difficult or crucial conversation and the methods that can be used when this type of situation arises..

Emotional Intelligence (2.0 CME Credits)
Learn about the competencies of emotional and social intelligence, have the chance to experience your own feedback, and learn how to use this information to help improve performance and relationships. *This session requires pre-work.

Communicating with Style – DiSC (2.0 CME Credits)
Identify and understand your preferred communication style and explore the attributes and behaviors associated with the four DiSC styles. Learn to respond to other’s communication styles while appreciating the values and contributions inherent in each.

Giving and Receiving Feedback (2.5 CME Credits) 2.25 VNA Contact Hours Awarded
Learn how to deliver effective positive and constructive feedback and how to professionally receive feedback from others. This framework can be applied to day-to-day feedback, as well as colleague input on performance reviews.

Communication for Leaders (1.5 CME Credits)
This short classroom module is intended to assist leaders, or potential leaders, of all levels in the organization. You will learn about a tool to help you communicate in stressful situations and practice ways to ensure that your message is effectively delivered. You will have opportunities to learn communication principles, practice techniques related to communication, and think about how to be more inclusive with others in the decision making process.

Decision Making for Leaders (1.5 CME Credits)
This short classroom module is intended to assist leaders, or potential leaders, of all levels in the organization. You will learn different decision making methods, determine your preferred method and learn how and when to apply the appropriate method for the situation. You will also have the opportunity to think about how to be more inclusive with others in the decision making process.

Wired for Happiness (2.0 CME Credits)
Learn exciting discoveries in the fields of positive psychology and neurosciences and the innovative strategies researchers are uncovering that can allow us to increase our level of happiness in under one minute a day.

Your Brain at Work: Surprises About Your Brain (2.0 CME Credits)
Understand why it’s so hard to focus and how to better manage distractions. Learn why our brains feel overloaded and how to maximize our mental resources. You’ll learn techniques to keep your cool in any situation so that you can make the best decisions possible.

Reality Based Rules of the Workplace (4.0 CME Credits)
For many individuals in the workforce today, there is always more to do, increased obstacles to doing it , and change is never ending. At times many even feel unrecognized and under-rewarded. But what if the things that are currently causing dissatisfaction simply lost their power over you? What if you could go to work every day feeling energetic and excited, in spite of your circumstances, and then leave at the end of the day feeling accomplished and appreciated? Learn what it takes to boost your value and become a highly sought out employee while experiencing joy and satisfaction in the process. Learn to love what you do and for whom you do it.

Mindfulness (2.0 CME Credits)
This module is for all faculty and staff interested in learning about a practice that has been shown to reduce stress, manage pain and enhance quality of life in this fast-paced society.

For questions or more information please contact Anne Williams, anneswilliams@virginia.edu or 434-924-1199.

Disclaimer: Raymond Brown MSEd; Mark Dunn MSL; Cindy Young; Anna Luedecking, PhD; Tyler Christesen, MBA; Anne Williams, MA; Marne Power, MS; Mary B. Sherman, LCSW, CEAP; Anna Delong; and planning committee members Tyler Christesen and Angela Durrett; do not have any personal or professional financial relationships with a commercial entity producing healthcare goods and/or services.

CME and VNA Accreditation: The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of one AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine awards one hour of participation (equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™) to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a record of participation for six years.
*The Learning and Organizational Development Department in partnership with Nursing Professional Development Services, University of Virginia Health System, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. VNA# 16-03-02P