Events & Professional Development Calendar

13
June
2019

Mindfulness Training: Cultivating Well-Being and Resilience

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Register by June 6, 2019

Sustained mindfulness training have resulted in observable neuro-plastic changes in the brain. This workshop will review the current clinical benefits of mindfulness-based interventions from the field of neuroscience and health. This workshop will help participants recognize the impact of consistent stress-reactivity and automatic pilot, and it will provide participants with a few experiential practices. 

This course will cover the following:

  • Defining mindfulness and how it contributes to well-being based on current literature from clinical psychology, chronic disease management, and neuroscience
  • Recognizing physiologic response based on stress-reactivity
  • Mindfulness experiential practices that cultivate stability of awareness

When you participate in this session, you will learn how to:

  • Begin a mindfulness practice within the workplace and in your personal life
  • Define your action plan to implement skills of mastery and pleasure

About the Presenter

Derek Luk RNDerek Luk, RN, is the founder of Mimentra, a company focused on cultivating mindfulness training to organizations and communities. Through his work, Derek is the recipient of Avenue Magazine's Top 40 Under 40, and University of Calgary’s Faculty of Nursing Top 50 Under 50.

He completed his graduate thesis in reducing the burnout for healthcare professionals using an online mindfulness program, and received his Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy facilitator training through the Centre for Mindfulness in Toronto. Notable collaborations include Calgary Police Services and University of Calgary.

 

Where

APEGA Calgary Office

2200, 700 2nd Street

Calgary AB

T5J 4A2

Date

June 13, 2019

Time

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Speaker

Derek Luk, RN

Cost

Professional Member: $305

Member-in-Training: $205

Non-Member: $355

 

Group and company discounts apply.
Every third registrant on the same form gets 50% off.

Eligible PDH

3

Registration Deadline

June 6, 2019

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