- This event has passed.
Mindfulness in Clinical Practice
August 10, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am| $200
Mindfulness in clinical practice has been characterized as an in-the-moment awareness of performance and its cognitive underpinnings combined with a nonjudgmental acceptance of emotions and thoughts that can influence performance. The goal of mindfulness is to sensitize the mind to affective and cognitive variables in the experiential field (or in consciousness) that can either compromise or enhance decision making.
Within the compass of clinical reasoning and decision making, unhelpful feelings or thoughts—or, simply, the need to get through—can compromise sound clinical reasoning such that cognitive integrity is lost. This can result in either diagnostic error or diagnostic delays that can leave patients worse off.
This presentation will provide an overview of mindfulness in clinical practice and identify cognitive traps and pitfalls that every clinician should appreciate. Observations and recommendations will also be made regarding the value of mindfulness techniques in healthcare training curricula.
At the conclusion of this session, the participants will be able to:
- Characterize essential ingredients of mindful practice.
- Identify factors that compromise mindful clinical practice.
- Demonstrate strategies whereby mindful practice can be maintained.
This webinar is in association with the Georgia Hospital Association.REGISTER NOW