3001-17: Keynote Presentation: Life On Purpose: How Living for What Matters Most Changes Everything

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3001-17:  Keynote Presentation: Life On Purpose: How Living for What Matters Most Changes Everything

In this session, Vic Strecher examines the importance of purpose to health and well-being, and ways of creating a greater life purpose. His presentation spans ancient philosophy to the latest scientific research.

  Victor J. Strecher, PhD, MPH

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  51 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe reasons purpose in life is relevant to patient and community health and well-being.
  2. List two factors that improve alignment with purpose in life.
  3. Explore factors that improve energy and willpower.

Keywords:  Self-Care, Trauma, Purpose, Well-Being

Continuing Nursing Education:
1.0 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
11:15am - 12:00pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021

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