Research Reveals the Benefits of Meditation - 0513-0000-16-105-H04-P

Research Reveals the Benefits of Meditation

by Susan Taylor, PhD
0513-0000-16-105-H04-P
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This course is credentialed for:
Pharmacy (1.00 Contact Hr)

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Summary:

Healthcare practitioners in various disciplines and their patients use meditation. Meditation training has proved an effective adjunct therapy for many conditions and can be discussed as an option among healthcare providers. Healthcare programs are incorporating meditation into many clinical practices. Relaxation and meditation have been shown to be beneficial in the treatment of many diseases because they improve psychological and physical health. As complementary modalities, including meditation, gain more acceptance, healthcare providers as a team need to be informed about their uses and application to clinical practice. This course discusses meditation and the research supporting its use when caring for patients with a variety of conditions. 

Objectives:

The goal of this program is to inform nurses, dietitians, dietary managers, fitness professionals, health educators, pharmacists, physical therapists, and social workers about the science related to the practice of meditation and its clinical application. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe two techniques of meditation
  • Identify research studies that support the use of meditation in healthcare
  • Discuss three diseases, conditions or symptoms shown to improve with the use of meditation
 

 
Susan Taylor has declared that she teaches meditation and nutrition and that she is marketing a meditation specialist board certification program to nurses.
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, fitness professionals, health educators, pharmacists, physical therapists, and social workers.
 
Pharmacists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider # 50-1489).
 
Type of Activity: Knowledge
 
Initial Release Date: 10/31/2016; Planned Expiration Date: 10/31/2019

Course Originally Released on: 1/30/2006
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/8/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 10/31/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Ronald G - Waukegan, IL  ·  Jun 29, 2017
It was a good refresher to the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system and its relation to meditation. This can be used for my patients.
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Molly V - Ambler, PA  ·  Mar 08, 2017
this was a good overview.
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Murray C - Mobile, AL  ·  Jan 19, 2017
excellent...brought new awareness to Meditation
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