Date & Time
Monday, October 24, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
432 Be Here Now: Using Mindfulness to Improve Health Care Delivery*

Mindfulness is a skill that can enhance relaxation, focus, and productivity. What if mindfulness were used to assess, diagnose, and treat patients in the correctional setting? How could this change the way we view our patients? How might it lead to improved clinical outcomes for patients and increased job satisfaction for providers? This presentation will educate health care professionals on the use of mindfulness in daily practice and how to implement it in the correctional setting. Attendees will review basic mindfulness concepts and learn specific ways to incorporate those concepts into daily practice.

Educational Objectives

  • Explain the concept of mindfulness
  • Identify three barriers to providing the best care in correctional settings
  • Describe mindfulness-based strategies to assess, diagnose, and treat patients

Level Intermediate