The healthcare industry changes everyday, making continuing education vital to your success as an allied health professional. That’s why NHA requires continuing education (CE) credits to maintain certification. And when it comes to creating new educational content, we turn to some of the industry’s top experts — active leaders of the allied health community who are helping shape the future of healthcare.
As a healthcare worker, you dedicate endless hours to helping others. It’s a noble job that speaks to your compassion for others. But what about you — How many hours do you spend helping yourself?
Judy O. Berry, Ed.D., Professor of Psychology at the University of Tulsa, compares a person’s self-care needs to a cell phone’s battery needs. Cell phone batteries need to be recharged. You can do this at three different times:
- When the battery is completely without power
- When the phone is notifying you to pay attention “Low battery — please charge!"
- Regularly recharge to always have power