Relaxation Techniques for Health

Relaxation Techniques for Health Course Description & Information:

  • Stress is a physical and emotional reaction that people experience as they encounter changes in life. Long term stress may contribute to digestive disorders, headaches, sleep disorders, and other symptoms. Stress may worsen asthma and has been linked to depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses. Relaxation techniques help to reduce the effects of stress. Some examples of relaxation response techniques are autogenic training, biofeedback, deep breathing, guided imagery, progressive relaxation, and self-hypnosis.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-17-028-L01-P, IRD: 10-26-17. Knowledge based activity.
Course Objectives:

  • Define the stress response and distinguish between the body’s physiological response of “good” (eustress) stress and “bad” (chronic) stress.
  • Discuss how the different relaxation techniques counter the physiological effects of stress.
  • Review the different relaxation techniques used in medicine to improve an individual's health outcome.
  • Describe the physiological response to exercise and how the exercise response may promote relaxations


Course Credit: 2 Contact Hours

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Who Should Attend:

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Full attendance.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and evaluation.

How to Take a Live Online Seminar: View Tutorial

10/26/2017 Relaxation Techniques for Health 7-9 PM CDT
Price: $35 (or Free with Membership)
10/26/2017 Relaxation Techniques for Health 7-9 PM CDT

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