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An Integrative Practical Approach to Stress Management for Nurses

An Integrative Practical Approach to Stress Management for Nurses

An Integrative Practical Approach to Stress Management for Nurses

Mariella Silva and Chris Flynn
Mariella Silva and Chris Flynn
on behalf of Wilkes University-School of Pharmacy

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Launch date: 05 Sep 2017

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Last updated: 24 Apr 2018

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Janice Broomes-Stowe (24 Apr 2018)
While it is very important to reduce stress in a highly stressful environment, some aspects are very impratical. But those that can be used please take full advantage of them. It will be helpful in making us all aware of how stressful we are.

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Description

The purpose of this course is for nurses to gain fundamental knowledge of the stress management techniques of mindfulness, meditation and diaphragmatic breathing.

Objectives

The Learning Objectives:
1. Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the history and cultural influences of meditation and mindfulness practices, plus gain a basic understanding of definitions of the various types of stress management techniques.

2. Students will be able to comprehend the interrelation between the relaxation response and diaphragmatic breathing or meditation.

3. Students will gain fundamental knowledge of the integrative health practices as demonstrated in the course practicum.
Mariella Silva and Chris Flynn

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Mariella Silva and Chris Flynn
on behalf of Wilkes University-School of Pharmacy

Mariella Silva is the Co-founder of Pocono Consortium for Integrative Health (PCIH), a non-
profit corporation, which intends to partner with other organizations to look at ways to bring integrative health practices to the communities. Ms. Silva has a Masters in Health Sciences-
Health and Wellness Program- a curriculum with an emphasis on evidence-based Integrative Health, from Rutgers University. She also studied the clinical training course in Mind-Body
Medicine at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Massachusetts General
Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. While completing her graduate studies, Ms. Silva
worked at the Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (ICAM) at Rutgers, both in
the research field and as an integrative health practitioner. Working at ICAM, she supported the
development of a pilot trial of an integrative yoga program designed by a Delphi method for
people with moderate disability due to multiple sclerosis. The study has now been published in
the International Journal of MS care. Ms. Silva is a complementary and integrative practitioner
with 15 years of experience in the fields of massage therapy and energy healing modalities. She
holds a 200-hour yoga certification from the Association of Himalayan Yoga Meditation
Societies International and is currently registered for the 600-hour teacher training program.
She serves on the board of the Association of Himalayan Yoga Meditation Societies
International, and has organized an international event that supports families: Nurturing
Spirituality in the Family at the Swami Rama Sadhaka Rama Ashram in India.
Publications can be found at: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/
Mariella_Silva/publications.

Chris Flynn is the Co-founder of Pocono Consortium for Integrative Health (PCIH), a non-profit
corporation, which intends to partner with other organizations to look at ways to bring integrative
health practices to communities. Mr. Flynn is a student of yoga, who has been using diaphragmatic
breathing techniques for many years as part of stress reduction. He and Mariella Silva have co-written a course called Mindful Life Design which combines the principles of mindfulness and design thinking. He is also Vice President of Strategy for Sunvestment Group. In this role, he has been responsible for securing $500,000 in grant funding from New York State and the US Department of Energy. Mr. Flynn has been an adjunct professor at Penn State University. He is the co-author of ENGR 312 (Sustainable Energy Entrepreneurship), a course in the Bachelor of Arts in Energy and Sustainability Policy. He holds an MBA from the Smeal College of Business, Penn State University. Mr. Flynn has over 20 years of professional experience in sales, marketing, financial services, brand development and management. He has held positions with the American Cancer Society in Stroudsburg, PA and Olympic Amis Ltd. in London, UK.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 1.00 Hours

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Janice Broomes-Stowe (24 Apr 2018)
While it is very important to reduce stress in a highly stressful environment, some aspects are very impratical. But those that can be used please take full advantage of them. It will be helpful in making us all aware of how stressful we are.

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