Art of Nursing Program 2017 Speaker Profile

Kathleen Flarity DNP, PhD, CEN, CFRN, FAEN

Kathleen Flarity DNP, PhD, CEN, CFRN, FAEN

Kathleen Flarity is a Research Nurse Scientist for University of Colorado Health. Additionally, Colonel Kathleen Flarity is the Mobilization Assistant to the Chief, Air Force Nurse Corps, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. She is an experienced nurse practitioner, emergency and critical care flight nurse with over 35 years of military service.

She is a renowned compassion fatigue subject matter expert and has published 10 book chapters and 24 articles governing emergency/advanced practice and flight nursing including six research articles.She holds a faculty appointment at the University of Colorado, College of Nursing and the College of Medicine.

Presentation Date: May 11, 2017
Topic: Compassion Fatigue in Healthcare: Tools for Resilience

  • Introduce compassion fatigue and its impact of caregiver stress on individuals, co-workers and families
  • Describe the physiological implications of chronic stress
  • Apply easy interventions to combat compassion fatigue and build resilience