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Building Resilience During COVID-19

Mindfulness skills for improved, lifelong coping

ONLINE CME COURSE

This is a 2-month, online course for physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, social workers, psychologists, and chaplains seeking to increase knowledge and utilization of resilience practices. The course is broadly informed by acceptance-based behavior therapy approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Participants will develop an awareness of strategies for increasing psychological flexibility, acceptance, and value-based living with the intention of enhancing patient-provider interactions, psychosocial well-being, and overall quality of life.

Curriculum:  10 self-paced modules.
Time:  One hour each.
Each modules includes a podcast or recorded presentation, a reflective workbook exercise, and an experiential exercise to integrate new skills learned.
To receive CME/CE, participants must complete a pre and post course evaluations

This course is not meant as a substitute for mental health services.

2-Month Online Course
Sessions:

Summer: Invite Only
Fall: Open to Public

10 CME/CE credits

 

Location:

Online at the University of Chicago Canvas Learning Management System

Applications available in the summer 2020
Complimentary Intro Podcast:

Sample Course Syllabus
Health Care Professionals and Rates:
Physicians Free
Advanced Practice Nurses Free
Physician Assistants Free
Nurses Free
Psychologists Free
Social Workers Free
Chaplains Free
Curriculum Focus:
  • Learn strategies for increasing psychological flexibility, acceptance, and value-based living
  • Improve provider-patient interactions
  • Enhance psychosocial well-being and overall quality of life
Learning takes place through:
  • 10 self-study modules
  • Each modules consists of a: podcast or recorded webinar (10-25 minutes), workbook exercise, and practice exercises with a colleague
  • Discussion board for peer-to-peer learning
  • Office hours with the course director, optional
Questions:

For more information, please contact the course director
James Gerhart, PhD

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