Visionary Health Solutions

Contact: Susan Eisner

 

 

Mindfulness, Meditation and Guided Imagery Relaxation Techniques (RTs)

Program: Mindfulness, Meditation and Guided Imagery Relaxation Techniques (RTs)

Course Description: Participants will learn skills for themselves and clients/patients in the practice of several RTs –

Abdominal Breathing/Simple Meditation, Feel Your Emotions, Breath Focused Meditation, Visualization, Progressive Muscle Relaxation and S.T.O.P. These will help them to be healthier overall, calmer and more able to deal with clients/patients especially when they are upset. And participants will be able to teach these techniques to clients/patients so they can soothe and calm themselves, and also be healthier overall.

 Visionary Health Solutions LLC workshop Mindfulness, Meditation and Guided Imagery Relaxation Techniques (RTs) is approved for a total of 2 Continuing Education Credits by the Patient Advocate Certification Board to satisfy the requirements for Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA).

NAHAC Members can view the webinar for free. If you want to obtain a CE, the cost is $10.00. You must complete a posttest and program evaluation to obtain your Certificate of Completion. If you are a non-member of NAHAC, the cost is $40.00. To register for the webinar, click this link: CE Webinar: Insurance In’s & Outs

NOTE: The link is for registration and payment only. You will receive the CE webinar and post-test in a separate email from NAHAC. If you have any problems, contact admin@NAHAC.com

Approval active from: December 12, 2019-December 11, 2020. (Expiration date)

Presenter Susan Eisner, MPH, CASAC

  • Training: Led 3,000 seminars for corporate and lay audiences of all sizes in wellness, personal development, communication skills and anger management. Skills easily transfer to different arenas.
  • Health Education: Help people improve health behaviors, and reduce stress, fatigue, and addiction.
  • Coaching: Assist corporate and lay persons to achieve personal, professional and performance goals.
  • Addictions Counseling: Conducted individual and group counseling sessions, and educational groups.
  • Outreach: Develop solid, lasting relationships with organizations, health facilities, leadership and staff.
  • Entrepreneurship: Single-handedly created a training and coaching business, running all aspects of it.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office; CRM (Act!); and electronic programs to write blog (Typepad), newsletter (Swiftpage), and website (GoDaddy).
  • Certified provider of CEUs for licensed social workers, certified case managers, addiction counselors.

Program Objectives

  • Participants will be able to define mindfulness, meditation and deep-breathing based relaxation techniques (RT’s) and how they differ from passive relaxation.
  • Participants will be able to explain 5 reasons for why people resist practicing RTs.
  • Participants will be able to describe 5 strategies to help clients overcome this resistance.
  • Participants will be able to describe the 5 steps to use when teaching a client how to do any RT.
  • Participants will be able to describe at least 5 circumstances in which and when to employ
  • RTs with patients and clients, as well as with themselves.
  • Participants will be able to describe the effects of chronic stress physiologically on the body.
  • Participants will be able to describe the physiological effects of practicing RTs on the body and how they repair the effects of that stress.
  • Participants will be able to 7 benefits of practicing MRTs physically, emotionally, spiritually.
  • Participants will be able to describe the components needed in building a successful practice of RTs for anyone.
  • Participants will be able to describe the steps of and gain skill in the use of 6 RTs – abdominal Breathing/ Simple Meditation, Feel Your Emotions, Breath Focused Meditation, Visualization

BCPA Competencies:

Empowerment, Autonomy, Rights, and Equity – When patients are calm, centered and more clear-headed, they can make better decisions for themselves, fostering self-determination and client engagement. Calmer patient advocates will also treat the client with more respect and compassion in all interactions.

Communication and Interpersonal Relationships – Calm, centered and more clear-headed patient advocates will be able to provide more empathetic, non-judgmental, supportive listening and interactions that promote patient self-determination, well-being, resilience, and confidence.

Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice – Calm, centered and more clear-headed patient advocates will act more professionally with their patients. And they will be able to assess the client relationship on a regular basis, continue to recognize, develop, and maintain professional boundaries as defined in the Ethical Standards for a Board Certified Patient Advocate and avoid situations that may jeopardize those boundaries – such as yelling at or getting frustrated with patients.

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