Lecture Notes for SM260 Three Week CourseUnit 1 (Week 1)CAM Overview Powerpoint PresentationA paper with questions about C...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine                                         Unit 1 Handout      *You will be graded on ...
Stress                                  Unit 2 Handout                      *Questions you will be graded on in Week 3*Wha...
MarriageChange in LifestyleExamples of Stress ManagementJournal WritingArtistic TherapyExerciseMusic Therapy,Humor Therapy...
Local Resources in Linn County                                            Unit 3 Handout Feel free to write more local res...
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  1. 1. Lecture Notes for SM260 Three Week CourseUnit 1 (Week 1)CAM Overview Powerpoint PresentationA paper with questions about CAM will be handed out prior to the powerpoint, so students canfill in the answers. This will be their take home study guide for the quiz in Unit 2 (Week 2).Introductions will be given by each student at the end of the presentation. They will shareprevious experiences they have had with CAM.Unit 2 (Week 2)The CAM quiz will be taken by each student based on their study guide questions. An overviewfact sheet will be handed out to each student. They will use it for the study guide to their stressmanagement quiz in week 3 (unit 3).Chapter 1 in the designated class book is assigned. Students are encouraged to read extrachapters and share their perception of it in class.Finding a CAM local resource in their community is the last assignment for the students.Unit 3 (Week 3)The stress management quiz is given based on the study guide questions.A handout of local resources names and websites is given to each student. Students will use theroom computer and projector to show their classmates the specific CAM local resource theyfound. They can also bring in pamphlets or other advertisements for the resource as well.Students share the knowledge they have gained from the class. They will tell their classmateswhat CAM or stress management techniques they will use or not use in the future.A wrap up of the course with questions from students will then take place.The www.nccam.nih.gov will be written on the dry erase board for everyone to write down, inorder for them to use it as a resource in the future. I will wish the students the best of luck in thefuture and encourage them to always do peer reviewed research.
  2. 2. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Unit 1 Handout *You will be graded on this through a quiz in Week 2 so take notes during the Powerpoint*What is Complementary and Alternative Medicine?What percentage of adults admitted to using CAM practices in the 2007 NationalHealth Interview Survey?What is the meaning of the words “complementary” and “alternative” in regardsto the use of conventional or CAM practices?What does the term “peer reviewed” mean?Is it possible for supplements, herbs, or vitamins to negatively interact withprescription medication?Do government websites have valid information about CAM practices andresearch regarding it?
  3. 3. Stress Unit 2 Handout *Questions you will be graded on in Week 3*What is stress?In eastern philosophy it is known as an absence of inner peace. In Westernphilosophy, it is a loss of emotional control. The current definition of stress is:the inability to handle a perceived (imagined or real) threat to their mental,emotional, physical or spiritual well-being. This results in a series ofphysiological responses and adaptations made by the body in response.Does the body know the difference between good stress and bad stress?No, the body’s reaction/response is the same whether the demand is pleasureor pain. The physiological response is the same: flight or fight. The amygdaladetermines if the stimuli creating the response is dangerous or not. If it isfound to be a danger, the body will have a reaction in the nervous andendocrine systems to fight the stimuli or run away (flight) to avoid pain.Types of StressEustress is the “good” stress. It could mean a job promotion, homework, orstarting a new relationship. It puts pressure on the body but is positive sinceit results in a good outcome and motivates the person to do better.Neustress is sensory stimuli with no consequential effect. This could be atsunami that happens in Japan. You hear of it on the news but it does notaffect you personally.Distress is “bad” stress. It can be acute or chronic. If it is acute it is a stressorthat negatively impacts the body by releasing cortisone and other stress relatedhormones. If it is chronic stress, this could mean the effect of stress could belong term. For example, a breakup or house fire could cause stress long afterthe actual event occurred.Examples of Life Changing EventsDeath of a spouseChildren going to collegePregnancy
  4. 4. MarriageChange in LifestyleExamples of Stress ManagementJournal WritingArtistic TherapyExerciseMusic Therapy,Humor TherapySteps to Become a Better Problem SolverMassage TherapyMeditationTai Chi(Seaward, 2009)For an extra 10 points, bring a local CAM resource you found in to share for Unit 3. It can be aspecific website, pamphlet, article, or directory listing for specific business, organization, orsystem. You will need to describe its use to the class and if you would utilize it or not.Reference:Seaward, B. L. (2009).Managing stress, principles and strategies for health and well-being. (6th ed.).Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
  5. 5. Local Resources in Linn County Unit 3 Handout Feel free to write more local resources on here that your fellow classmates share during their presentation.MeditationHerbsCedar Rapids Zen Center Green Angels Herbs and Healing Artshttp://www.cedarrapidszencenter.org/ http://www.greenangelsherbs.com/Unity Center of Cedar Rapidshttp://www.unitycr.org/prayer/Massage TherapyHands in Harmonyhttp://myhih.com/Innovative Aestheticshttp://iamedicalspa.com/YogaTriYoga of Cedar Rapidshttp://www.triyogacr.org/AcupunctureAcupuncture Clinichttp://www.acupunctureclinic.biz/default.aspx

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