February 11, 2020–January 12, 2021
7:30–8:30 a.m.

Online Webinar, 2nd Tuesday of Each Month
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February 11, 2020–January 12, 2021
Enhancing Humanism in Medicine Series

Caring for Yourself, Caring for Your Patients, and Caring for Your Learners

Humanistic Medicine NPWC

Twelve Part Series - 2nd Tuesday of Each Month (7:30 am - 8:30 am)
Due to the COVID-19 and in accordance with CDC guidance, in-person attendance will not be available.

FREE Ethics CME!

Please join us for the Enhancing Humanism in Medicine CME Series. This program is targeted toward all clinicians who would like to look more deeply into the topics about how to better care for one's self as a clinician and the impact of that on patients, learners, and the practice of medicine.

This one time per month series offers a variety of topics over the course of one year, which will be delivered in an experiential way. All of the topics will include a research component along with a way to practice what is being learned in the session.

Upcoming Series Topics

February - May Session Series (Registration is closed):

February 11 - Session 1 | The Science Behind Mindfulness
March 10 - Session 2 | Exploration of What Brought you to Medicine
April 14 - Session 3 | Noticing
May 12 - Session 4 | Compassion

June - September Session Series (Registration is closed):

June 9 - Session 1 | Resilience
July 14 - Session 2 | Professionalism
August 11 - Session 3 | Grief and Loss
September 8 - Session 4 | Responding to Suffering

October - January Session Series (Registration is now open):

October 13 - Session 1 | Communication
November 10 - Session 2 | Uncertainty in Medicine
December 8 - Session 3 | When Things Go Wrong
January 12 - Session 4 | Bringing It Home

Presenter: Colleen Camenisch, MBA

There will be a special introductory session called The Science Behind Mindfulness which will explore that topic along with giving an introduction to the full Humanism in Medicine Series. There will only be 30 spots available to attend the additional 11 sessions. The 30 participants will stay the same throughout the year as a way to build community as we explore the aspects of challenge and joy in practice.

Learning Objectives

Following participation in this course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the neuroscience behind mindfulness
  • Explore what brought you to medicine
  • Explore meaningful experiences in clinical practice and how our attention, intentions and attitudes affect our experiences at work
  • Develop ways to promote/enhance compassion both towards one's patients in clinical care, and towards oneself
  • Distinguish between bad outcomes that come from good care and those that stem from errors
  • Describe the psychological and clinical impact of unexamined reactions to errors
  • Investigate the impact grief has on the professional and personal lives of the clinician
  • Apply healthy approaches to working with grief and loss
  • Experience a mindful practice designed to enhance resilience by building awareness that is linked with self-compassion
  • Explore the improvisational nature of the medical encounter
  • Identify ways in which you could adopt new behaviors, attitudes, and strategies for being aware of, and engaging with healthy communication in your work life
  • Identify and practice strategies to cultivate the mental stability and presence needed to respond effectively to patients' suffering in situations when one might otherwise turn away from it
  • Adopt personal strategies for improving responsiveness to challenging situations in the real world
  • Discuss what brings joy in practice

Registration - Free

There is no charge to participate in the sessions, but pre-registration is required. 

Location

Due to the COVID-19 and in accordance with CDC guidance, in-person attendance will not be available. 

Zoom Questions? 

If you are attending online, please visit our connection instructions page for information on using Zoom video conference software. For questions or inquiries, please contact Tami Duggan at (775) 784-4791 or cme@med.unr.edu.

Continuing Education Credit

Each webinar is 1.00 hour. A maximum of 12.00 hours is available over the course of the 12 sessions.

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and the Nevada Physician Wellness Coalition (NWPC). The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 12.00 hours of nursing continuing education credit.

Ethics: This program meets the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to ethics, pain management, or addiction care during each licensure period.

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Sponsored in part by: Alliance Health Education Initiative