Managing Burnout and Perfectionism in Dentistry
An examination of the signs and symptoms of burnout, the role perfectionism may play, and mitigation strategies for oral health professionals.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- List trends in burnout affecting healthcare professionals, as well as means for diagnosing workplace burnout.
- Describe concepts and factors associated with perfectionism and burnout in dentistry, and the potential ramifications for clinical practice.
- Discuss strategies for managing stress that can contribute to professional burnout.
This course was issued in May 2021 and expires May 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.