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The Revolutionary Practice of Mind Body Medicine

  1. 1. HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL Department of Continuing Education and present The latest science and clinical applications of mind/body interactionsThe RevolutionaryPractice of Mind BodyMedicine at The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts Faculty Clinical Staff of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital Program Directors Herbert Benson, MD Peg Baim, MS, NPSeptember 17 - 21, 2012 courses/clinicaltraining
  2. 2. Course Description The Revolutionary Practice of Mind Body Medicine provides a comprehensive review of how mind/body interactions impact physiologic resilience. This course is geared for healthcare providers who work with populations suffering from conditions influenced by the burden of stress and who plan to include self-care management interventions as part of their treatment for these conditions. Scientific rationale for these interventions, evi- dence of efficacy, and mind/body skill develop- ment are addressed. The curriculum has been designed to bridge the knowledge gap and improve competence through broadening clinicians understanding of causative and exacerbating influences on patient conditions towards more comprehensive and effective patient care. The teaching methods used in this course include didactic lectures, Q&A, demonstra- tions, small group discussions, and hands-on skill stations. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Define allostasis and allostatic load • Appreciate the role allostatic load has in caus- ing and exacerbating medical conditions and symptomatology • Develop skill in a variety of meditation methods that elicit the relaxation response • Facilitate patients’ self care through a variety of mind/body practices that include a variety of meditation methods, aerobic and strength training exercise, nutrition, restorative sleep, and expression of adaptive thoughts and beliefs that cope effectively with stress • Develop a mind/body program based upon the same evidenced-based curriculum offered from the Benson-Henry Institute • Summarize the limits and benefits of a variety of OTC supplements • Enhance patients’ functional expression of empathy • Use a projective strategy that enhances adaptation to life’s challenges • Summarize research on the relaxation response including brain imaging changes related to meditation • Apply mind/body interventions in the treat- ment of infertility and menopause Target Audience: The target audience for this course includes health professionals who provide direct patient care or patient education in areas of self-management, lifestyle behaviors, and mind body medicine. ACGME Competencies: This course is design- ed to meet one or more of the following Accred- itation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies • Patient Care • Medical Knowledge • Practice-based Learning and Improvement • Interpersonal and Communication Skills “This course gave me invaluable tools to use in my own life as well as in my work with patients” -Physician, Past Participant
  3. 3. Course DirectorsHerbert Benson, MD Peg Baim, MS, NP FacultyNils Altner, PhD Jim Huddleston, PT, MS, DPTHerbert Benson, MD Leslee Kagan, MS, FNPPeg Baim, MS, NP Sat Bir Khalsa, PhDJohn Abramson, MD, MS Sarah Lazar, PhDPatty Martin Arcari, PhD, RN Alan Logan, NDAggie Casey, MS, RN, CS Laura Malloy, LICSWRana Chudnofsky, MEd Darshan Mehta, MD, MPHJohn Denninger, MD, PhD Eva Selhub, MDGregory L. Fricchione, MD Ellen Slawsby, PhDJanet Fronk, RN, CS, MEd Narmin Virani, RD Ann Webster, PhD NEW in 2012: Lecture by Alan Logan,ND on the Role of Green Space on Ecopsychology Testimonials “I found the programs in mind/body medicine and positive psychology to be truly inspirational. They were a great experience for me!” -Chief Psychiatry Resident from Canada "I was tremendously impressed with the presenters: their depth of knowledge, depth of experience, passion, approachability, and compassion. I liked how there was a dual emphasis: on our own practice and health, and on what we can do to help others... [The faculty members] were some of the most inspiring people I have ever met." -Alum from the October 2011 Course Upcoming Course in 2012 December 14 Changing Lifestyle with Mind Body Medicine: How to Build Resiliency in Patients
  4. 4. Tentative Course Schedule • Networking breakfast begins at 8:00AM each day. • This training course begins at 8:30AM and ends between 5:00PM and 6:00PM daily. • Parking is not available at the center. Parking locations within walking distance are listed at: • Please wear comfortable clothing. Monday, September 17 AM -Introduction to Mind/Body Medicine -Mind/Body and the Relaxation Response -Stress Physiology: Allostasis and the “New” Mind/Body Medicine PM -“Discover the World of Science” -How to Elicit the Relaxation Response -Relaxation Response Workshop Tuesday, September 18 AM -Lecture/Skills Training Cognitive Reappraisal -Lecture/Skills Training Qigong -Resiliency (Lecture/Skills Training) PM -Mind Body Principles -Nutritional Supplements: Placebo and/or Evidenced Medicine?? Wednesday, September 19 AM -Stress Physiology: Clinical Sequelae and Treatment of Chronic Stress -Vitamin G: Medicinal Aspects of Green Space in the Context of Ecopsychology -Spirituality I: Life’s Meaning Recovered through Life Maps PM -Managing Sleep Disorders with Mind/Body Medicine -Understanding Our Critically Ill Healthcare System…and Offering a Real Alternative -Nutrition: Knowledge You Need to Digest -Viewing and Discussion of Tibetan gTum-mo Yoga Film: An Inexplicable Mind Body Interaction Thursday, September 20 AM -Relaxation Response Research -RR and Brain Imaging -Mind Body Program Review
  5. 5. Tentative Course Schedule Thursday, September 20 PM - Exercise Part I: Everything You Wanted to Know ... and Then Some - Exercise Part II (Skills Training): Everything You Wanted to Know ... and Then Some Friday, September 21 AM -Spirituality II: Empathy Connection to Self and Others-Lecture/Skills Training Yoga: Developing Awareness -Program Poster Presentations Specialty Posters PM -Mind/Body Practice Workshop -Lecture Women’s Health: Infertility and Menopause -Lecture Integrating Mind Body Medicine into Medical Residency -Lecture The Education Initiative: Mind/Body Interventions K-College Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice. Accreditation Physicians The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 36.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Continuing Education Psychologists: The Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Revolutionary Practice of Mind Body Medicine offers 36 credits hours. Nurses: This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission for Accreditation for 35.75 contact hours. Social Workers: This program has been approved for 35.5 Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR, Collaborative of NASW and Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work. Counselors: This program has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors.
  6. 6. General Information TUITION FEE: • Physicians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,480 (USD) • Residents, Fellows in Training, Allied Health Professionals . . . . . . . . . . . $1,110 (USD) • Partners Employees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $990 (USD) REGISTRATION INFORMATION Registration by credit card (VISA or MasterCard) can be made at: Registration by check (draft on a United States bank), please make payable to Harvard Medical School and mail with registration form to Harvard Medical School-Department of Continuing Education, PO Box 417476, Boston, MA 02241-7476. Telephone or fax registration is not accepted. Registration with cash payment is not permitted. Upon receipt of your paid registration an email confirmation from the HMS-DCE office will be sent to you. Be sure to include an email address that you check frequently. Your email address is used for critical information including: registration confirmation, evaluation and certificate. INQUIRIES By phone 617-384-8600, Monday-Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM (EST) or by email at: hms- ONLINE INFORMATION To register or view course information online, visit: courses/clinicaltraining. To ensure proper registration, please add the first three characters of the source code found at the bottom of this registration form. DISCLOSURE POLICY Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is HMSs policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME course (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the course. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the course. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations. REFUND POLICY A handling fee of $60 is deducted for cancellation. Refund requests must be received by postal mail, email or fax one week prior to this course. No refunds will be made thereafter. COURSE LOCATION All sessions for this course will be held at The Joseph P. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115. ACCOMMODATIONS/TRAVEL A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Best Western Inn at Longwood Medical (Telephone: 1-877-267-9991) until August 26, 2012. Please specify that you are enrolled in this course to receive a reduced room rate of $179 per night Single/Double. Please do not purchase non-refundable airline ticket(s) until you have received an email from our office confirming your paid registration. For airline reservations contact the HMS Travel Desk toll free 1-877-4-HARVMD (1-877- 442-7863) Monday - Friday 9 AM - 8 PM (EST). From outside the U.S., Canada and Virgin Islands, please call 617-559-3764.
  7. 7. £ REGISTRATION FORM The Revolutionary Practice of Mind Body Medicine • September 17 - 21, 2012 COURSE #321983 Print Name Clearly - All Fields Required(PLEASE CHOOSE ONE)□ Physicians $1,480 (USD) Full Name _________________________________________________________________________________________________________□ First Middle Initial Last Residents, Fellows in Training, Allied Health Professionals $1,110 (USD) Mailing Address ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Street City State Zip Code□ Partners Employees $990 (USD) Daytime Phone (_______) ____________________________________ Fax Number (_______) ____________________________________ Please note: Your email address is used for critical information about the course including: registration confirmation, evaluation and certificate. Attendance is limited — register early. Please be sure to include an email address you check daily or frequently. Email ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Upon receipt of your registration form an □ Please check if you wish to be excluded from receiving email notices of future HMS-DCE programs. email confirmation from the HMS-DCE office will be sent to you. Therefore, be sure to include Profession _________________________________________________ Degree ________________________________________________ an email address that you check daily/frequently. Your email address is used for critical information about the course including: registration Primary Specialty (Physician Only) _____________________________________________________________ Board Certified? □ Yes □ No confirmation, evaluation and certificate. Professional School Attended (Physician Only) t Harvard Medical School t U.S. Medical School t International Year of Graduation ________________ Online registrants - add the first three characters of the source code found here Source Code: A B W E B X Z