The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), in partnership with Merck Animal Health, held its inaugural Mental Health Awareness Week from September 9 to 15, 2019. The week included a live Suicide Awareness and Prevention Webinar created and presented by Dr Kathy Keil. The webinar was recorded and SVMA has been given permission to include it in the SVMA Online Classroom.
- Learn and practice the four evidence based coping strategies that have been specifically researched in veterinarians and technologists to help reduce burnout and stress;
- Learn and practice simple steps on how to help a co-worker who is in distress;
- Leave the webinar with practical guidelines on how to start conversations about mental health in work environments;
- Have access to a list of provincial and community mental health resources.
SVMA is offering one CE hour for this presentation at no charge. The course must be completed (ie, questions at the end answered) to receive CE credits