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Oct 1, 2020

Emotional intelligence is the ability to perceive, integrate, understand and utilize emotions in an effective and meaningful way in order to cope and adapt to the situation. It's a hot topic at the moment, here we speak with the first CRNA to be certified in emotional intelligence. Stress and burn out is a common problem in the CRNA community, handling that could have a real impact on performance and outcomes.

Our guest mentions the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test™ which can be found here:

She also advocates "The Student EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Academic and Personal Success: Student Workbook" which can be found on Amazon here:

Our guest kindly allowed us to share her email with you:

Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest, Andrea Bittinger, CRNA at William Beaumont Hospital.