4026-17: Mindfulness in the Workplace: Practical Application

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Mindfulness in the Workplace:  Practical Application

This interactive presentation will introduce the learner to the art and science of mindfulness. Presenters will discuss the benefits of mindfulness, and provide opportunities for practicing focused attention with emphasis on the workplace. Practical tips and resources will be included.

Presenters:  Cathy J. Peters, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC; Susan Ciurzynski, PhD, RN-C, PNP

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:  27 minutes

Target Audience:  RN

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

  1. Discuss the current science including benefits of mindfulness.
  2. Demonstrate one practical mindfulness technique for use in the workplace.
  3. Become familiar with print and electronic mindfulness resources; application of mindfulness principles.

Keywords:  Mindfulness, Self-Care

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.5 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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Saturday, October 21, 2017
11:15am - 12:00pm

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


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