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Self-Care Toolkit

Resources for health care workers and administrators to promote positive self-care practices.

As the demands on the health care workforce continue to increase, it is important for health care workers to take care of themselves. Therefore, we’ve compiled a few resources to share with health care workers and administrators to promote positive self-care practices.

Take Quick Stretch Breaks

This quick stretch break takes less than 15 minutes and is designed for either a sitting or standing posture. This video is a recording from a stretch break during our 2021 Virtual Diabetes Summit and is led by Kansas City-based yoga instructor Shannon Basham. Visit her website to learn more about Shannon and the services she provides.

Yoga Therapy with Shan

Take Action Against Clinician Burnout

This 5-minute video from the National Academy of Medicine discusses how health care leaders are responding to clinician burnout and how you can do the same in your organization. Explore additional information and resources on the National Academy of Medicine’s website.

NAM COVID Resources

Develop/Practice Resiliency

Everyone can benefit from learning about resiliency and how it can help in your daily life. Turning Point is a free resource available from The University of Kansas Health System that offers education and support programs. Turning Point’s Resiliency Toolbox is made up of resiliency training programs to help you learn the skills to manage your everyday stressors in the most effective ways possible.

Resilience Toolbox

Community Engagement

University of Kansas Medical Center
KU Area Health Education Center
1501 S. Joplin
4th Floor, Shirk Hall
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: 620-235-4040