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Continuing Medical Education

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January 2017

The Imperative for Incorporating Mind-Body Medicine in Health Professions Education

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 181, 3200 Grand Ave.
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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More than half of practicing physicians exhibit characteristics of chronic stress and burnout. This trend may begin earlier with the observed decline in empathy during medical student training and alarming rates of burnout in medical and other students in the health professions. In this presentation, Dr. Haramati will review published outcomes on curricular interventions to help students and faculty manage stress, foster empathy and build resilience. He will also share his perspective on why it is essential to incorporate mind-body…

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February 2017
Free

Cultivating Resilience and Reducing Burnout for Health Professionals: The Power of Presence, Reflective Practice and Appreciative Dialogue

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 181, 3200 Grand Ave.
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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During this session, Dr. Krasner will explore the issue of burnout, and its effects on quality of care and quality of caring in the medical encounter. After defining resilience, he will then examine ways to cultivate resilience in health professional development. Particular focus will be given to Mindful Practice, an approach designed cultivate resilience through the cultivation of mindful attention and awareness, reflections and sharing among physicians and other health professionals of clinical narratives, and the use of appreciative dialogue…

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