"Changing Lifestyle with Mind Body Medicine: How to Build Resiliency in Patients" is a one-day training course for health care providers who want to learn how to help their patients by using mind body medicine.
Changing Lifestyle with Mind Body Medicine: How to Build Resiliency in Patients
This one-day training for health care providers is presented by the Benson-Henry Institute and Harvard Medical School. The course is designed to encourage participant interaction through a combination of multimedia presentations, aimed to help participants:
-Understand the science behind the relaxation response
-Integrate mind body interventions into their practice
-Learn about cognitive strategies that work to ease profound suffering
-Explore the relationship between stress and mood
Who should attend
Health professionals who are seeking a practical overview of mind body medicine and an understanding of how this field can help their practice, are encouraged to attend. The course is designed to be helpful for different types of practitioners, including but not limited to:
-Physicians (all fields)
-Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
-Social workers and counselors
-Integrative health practitioners
-Physical and occupational therapists
-Coaches (athletic or wellness)
"This course was timely and relevant." - 2011 participant
"Dr. Benson is a living legend. It is really wonderful to see his research and
insight in this area. Most valuable!" - 2011 participant
"As a result of the course, I now have some hard data to reference for my patients who might benefit from a mind body or lifestyle intervention." - 2011 participant
The course will take place Friday, December 14, 2012 at the Simches Conference Room at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. The Richard B. Simches building is located at 185 Cambridge Street in Boston.
Special pricing is available for Partners HealthCare employees and trainees.
Please visit the registration page for additional details, course brochure, and registration information.
The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This program has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors.
This program has been approved for 6 Continuing Education hours for relicensure in accordance with 258 CMR, Collaborative of NASW and Boston College and Simmons College Schools of Social Work.