Professional statement of purpose: The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to have a clear understanding of the Holistic/Integrative paradigm including the roles of stress and laughter in the development of health and disease.
Topics: Holistic/Integrative paradigm, wellness, stress and disease, mind-body connection, epigenetics, value and types of humor, physiology of laughter.
Experiential will include comic slides where participants will experience the value of laughter.
Continuing Education credit for this program is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions: Nurses: As an American Psychological Association approved provider CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (Provider Number CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nurses completing this program receive 1.0 CE hours of credit.
This program has been approved for 1 Social Work Continuing Education Credits, for the licensure period of October 1, 2016 — September 30, 2018, in accordance with 258 CMR. Boston University School of Social Work Authorization Number B-18-053.