Fri, Aug 25th, 2023

Introduction to Mindfulness for Stress Mastery and Peak Performance

Winning at Wellness

This session aims to introduce healthcare professionals to the science and practice of mindfulness. Despite extensive evidence supporting mindfulness’s role in stress reduction and performance enhancement, a knowledge gap exists in healthcare circles about its efficacy, applications, and practice. This program intends to bridge this gap, enabling clinicians to understand and incorporate mindfulness into their patient care approach effectively. The course will begin by discussing the scientific underpinnings of mindfulness, demonstrating how it reduces stress and enhances performance. It will address the cultural barriers that may hinder the integration of mindfulness into Western medicine and propose strategies to overcome them. Learners will be guided through basic mindfulness exercises, helping them develop personal skills that they can employ in their professional settings.