Befriending Compassion Fatigue Post-Test, Evaluation & Certificate CME

Befriending Compassion Fatigue Series

CE Professional Group Track

Post-Test & Evaluation (CME Certificate)

The post-test and evaluation, found below, are the final assignments for the lesson series and must be completed before considering Befriending Compassion Fatigue Series finished. A Continuing Education Certificate request form is provided at the end of this page.

Informational documents:

Disclosure Statement

Series Information Sheet

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Befriending Compassion Fatigue Post-Test

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1) Read the academic journal articles listed below.

2) Take the post-test and submit your answers. The test questions will be based on content from these two articles and a selection of key concepts from the Soul & Science video series. You must have 80% correct for a passing score. You will receive your grade within two business days after submission. If you fail to achieve a passing grade, the test may be taken again.


Read these articles before starting the exam.

Article 1:

Boyle, D., (Jan 31, 2011) "Countering Compassion Fatigue: A Requisite Nursing Agenda" OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing Vol. 16, No. 1, Manuscript 2.


Article 2:

Gleichgerrcht, Ezequiel, and Jean Decety. The Relationship between Different Facets of Empathy, Pain Perception and Compassion Fatigue among Physicians.” Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 8 (2014): 243. PMC. Web. 10 Aug. 2016.



Answer the following 32 questions (80% pass rate required / 25 correct out of 32 questions):

Intro to next section: Article 1 states that there are “three categories of interventions that can be used to ameliorate the intensity of compassion fatigue. . .” Match the practice with the intervention category.

Final Evaluation (Required)

This program, Befriending Compassion Fatigue Series, helped me achieve the following objectives categorized as knowledge (principles learned), competence (ability to apply knowledge), and/or performance (skill, abilities, and strategies implemented in practice) and/or patient outcomes (changes/improvements in patient care). After completing this Soul & Science Series “Befriending Compassion Fatigue” I can state:


Request for Certificate:
Befriending Compassion Fatigue
CME Completion

After confirming the completion of the course requirements, we will send your certificate by email within seven business days.

I have completed the following (please check all that apply):