A Mindfulness Practice Elective for Reducing Stress & Promoting Quality of Life

March 10, 2022
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. ET
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Hosted by the Council of Faculties

Mindfulness is the practice of bringing awareness to the present moment with a sense of curiosity and compassion, and without judgement. In this session, participants will learn of the successful implementation of a mindfulness elective for pharmacy students and its impact on student stress and mental health-related quality of life. Participants will discuss curriculum development, evaluation of the mindfulness elective, and explore methods to implement mindfulness practice in their own institutions.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the impact of mindfulness practice in pharmacy students.
  2. Implement mindfulness practice concepts into existing pharmacy school curricula.

Moderator:

Sally Haack
Professor
Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Presenters:

Brianna McQuade
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Jennie Jarrett
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy
 

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