Mindfulness for the Healthcare Provider

February 6, 2015 by School of Medicine Webmaster

Developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is the core program of the Mindfulness Center. MBSR classes include instruction in mindfulness meditation, mindful movement, and other mindfulness practices. This mindfulness program includes these elements and has been adapted specifically for healthcare professionals.

The course can offer benefits in multiple areas, including: reduced stress and increased well-being; improved balance between work and personal life; and better communication with patients and others. In addition, familiarity with the practice of mindfulness allows healthcare professionals to determine suitability of mindfulness programs for patients.

The 8-week course meets for 2.5 hours each week.  An all-day silent retreat is also part of the program.  CME and CEU credits are offered.

Spring 2015
Dates:  April 14 to June 2
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 9:00 pm
Day long retreat tentatively Saturday, May 23, 2015 (subject to change due to Memorial Day weekend)
UVA School of Nursing Resilience Room 2010 (2nd floor)
Cost: $460

*Free parking is available in the Nursing School garage beneath the building after 5 p.m.


Register Online then pay here: Pay Online via UVA EPay

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