Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Improves Well-Being and Performance

November 14, 2014 | 7:30am – 11:30am
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care | 93 Worcester Street, Wellesley, MA



Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Improves Well-Being and Performance

Overview | Agenda | Faculty | Registration


Attend the Live Conference or view the Web Conference!

 
Overview:

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see Judson Brewer, M.D., Ph.D. and Tara Healey, M.Ed. discuss how training attention through mindfulness can improve productivity, boost creativity and enhance health and well-being.  This program will review recent clinical research and demonstrate a variety of mindfulness meditation techniques.

 

Target Audience:

Medical, human resources, and others who are interested in mindfulness.

 

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Explain positive and negative reinforcement, and how each can contribute to “dis-ease”.
  • Define and describe mindfulness.
  • Identify at least 3 methods of meditation practice.
  • List and discuss the clinical and broad-ranging benefits and impacts of the practice of mindfulness on one’s life and the lives of those around them.
  • Identify the latest scientific data around the activity changes in the brain that contribute to behavior change.
  • Perform and practice sitting or standing meditation.
  • List the factors that support establishing a daily practice and how to deal with one’s resistance to practicing.
  • Identify at least 3 reliable mindfulness resources.

 

Course Director:

Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM
Associate Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean, Continuing Medical Education
Boston University School of Medicine



Lead Nurse Planner:

Patti-Ann Collins, DNP, MSN/MBA, RN
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Boston University School of Medicine

 

Accreditation:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.  Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 3.25

 

 

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