Mindfulness for Self-care

1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $10 for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is $20. 
Nurse practitioners face many daily stressors. Professional and personal demands are increasing and chronic stress leading to job-related burnout is plaguing clinicians across the country. Self-care is widely promoted to patients, but health care providers can benefit from these techniques too. In this course, you will learn about mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques and develop strategies to combat the stressors you face daily.

Introduction: This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0 is pharmacology.

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Participants are forbidden to reproduce, republish, redistribute, or resell this course in any other form. For copyright-related questions, please email your question to: ce@napnap.org

Copyright 2019 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP).

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the mental, physical and emotional detriments that stress produces in personal and professional life.
  • Describe and perform a variety of mindbody techniques including: meditation, guided imagery, autogenic training, journal writing, drawing and movement.
  • Reflect on the ways these skills can be helpful personally and professionally.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
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Nicole Garritano, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC: Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis



Dr. Garritano has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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