Positivity & Gratitude for Wellness

April 21, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
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Hosted by the Administrative Services Section.

In pharmacy education, we are facing stressful and difficult challenges. We have the choice in how we respond: bold optimistic action or wring our hands with pessimistic fear. During this webinar we will talk about the utilization of realistic optimism, investigate 5 decades of optimism research, and show the power of different mindsets through a case study considering the impact of approaching a situation as an optimist or pessimist. 

Objectives:

  1. Define optimism and related constructs
  2. Describe the impact of optimism on health and productivity outcomes
  3. Discuss the impact of an optimistic vs. pessimistic approach to a challenge

Moderator:

Jennifer L. Adams, PharmD, EdD, FAPhA
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Director of Interprofessional Education, Clinical Associate Professor
Meridian Campus

Presenters:

Jennifer A Henriksen, PharmD (she/her/hers)
Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs for Pharmacy Programs
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Manchester University College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Jennifer Robinson, PharmD (Pronouns she, her, hers)
Associate Dean, Professional Education | Clinical Associate Professor | College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 
 

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