Conference description and goals
This conference will be a unique experience that includes evidence-based overviews of health and wellness approaches for mind, body, and spirit. Health promotion and disease prevention are important for transforming healthcare; this conference will introduce participants to several strategies for self care and for engaging patients in health and wellness. The latest research on stress management and resilience, nutrition, movement and health behavior change will be presented by expert clinicians and researchers. This conference will offer lectures followed by interactive workshops on a variety of holistic wellness practices.
The goals of the conference are to:
• Identify the role of body, mind, and spirit in health and wellness.
• Discuss current background for approaches to holistic health and wellness.
• Explore holistic wellness practices for self care and for engaging in conversations with patients.
• Experience a variety of holistic wellness practices.
The conference is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals interested in holistic wellness.
Date and location
This conference will be held Thursday and Friday, July 26 and 27, 2012 in the Siebens Building, Mayo Clinic, 100 Second Avenue SW, Rochester, Minnesota.
About Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic’s mission is to inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education, and research.
Mayo Continuing Nursing Education conducts educational conferences that will advance nursing practice.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has been granted Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Mayo Center for Humanities in Medicine supports Mayo Clinic’s primary value, the needs of the patient come first, by integrating the arts and expressions of human culture into the healing environment.