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CATX 542 Mindfulness in Clinical Practice 2.0 Credits

This didactic and experiential course will provide students with the opportunity to learn fundamental concepts of mindfulness and its intersection with effective clinical practice. Evidence-based research of mindful practices, neurobiological explanations of the effects of mindfulness on the sympathetic nervous system, and current applications of mindfulness in a variety of healthcare and clinical settings will be reviewed. Student practitioners in this course will also learn self-care practices incorporating movement, stillness, sensation, breath work, and artmaking to assist in stress reduction, increased awareness of the developing practitioner self, and increased compassion for self and others.

College/Department: College of Nursing Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 4 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.