Experience Level: Beginner
Contact Hours: 6
Mindfulness an ancient concept and practice has steadily gained popularity, especially during the past decade or so; the result of an ever growing body of research demonstrating benefits of this practice in various domains including physical health and wellness (pain management, stress reduction, mental health, general well-being, etc.) and improved focus and productivity, enhanced creativity, better relationships and more.Now more than ever is mindfulness relevant as we are navigating times of significant change, insecurity, and instability. This 1-day remote course is an adaptation of our 2-day in-person course and is geared towards the rehabilitation professional to enhance both their personal life and well-being and serve their patients in a more mindful way. You will learn how chronic stress impacts health and wellbeing and the latest research on the benefits of mindfulness training for both patients and healthcare providers. You will personally experience various mindfulness practices such as body scan, breath awareness techniques, and meditation, so you can experience the power and benefits first-hand. We will explore how to apply mindful awareness in clinical practice to improve your patients’ experience and treatment outcomes, in addition to making your day more peaceful and productive as you enhance your ability to stay focused and become less reactive to triggering situations. You will return to your clinic with the ability to explain mindful awareness and its benefits to your patients and introduce mindfulness into your patient care. You will be able to begin or deepen your own mindfulness practice and apply practical mindfulness skills to a busy workday and personal life to promote your own happiness and well-being.
This course addresses the topic of mindfulness for all specialties (and the generalist!) and is not limited to the pelvic rehab therapist.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
All times are in Pacific Time.