An evidence-based approach for managing pain and stress, incorporating Acupressure, Breathing Regulatory Techniques, Meditation, and Chi Kung
Course created on August 2, 2023
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to identify five acupressure points used to relieve pain and stress.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the effects pain and stress have on the autonomic nervous system.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe three therapeutic approaches used to normalize the autonomic nervous system and their benefits.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the benefits of performing breathing/meditation exercises daily.
|0-5 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|5-45 Minutes||Breathing/Chi Kung: Abdominal breathing, Polarity Chi hand exercise|
|45-85 Minutes||Acupressure: 1. Balancing the autonomic nervous system 2. Spinal release|
|85-110 Minutes||Meditation/Chi Kung: Spinal Circuit/Central Channel, Collect the Chi|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Ann Marie Amber Asselin
Amber Asselin, PT, graduated in 1985 from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. She is also a Tai Chi instructor. She received her certification in 1987 from the Tai Chi Innerwave Academy, Montreal, Canada, and she appeared on the nationally syndicated PBS healthcare series - Tai Chi Innerwave in 1995. She has enjoyed working in various clinical settings since 1985, treating pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations in Montreal, Florida, and California. Amber served on the board of SCIL (Suncoast Center for Independent Living) for over five years in the early 2000s while working in Home Health in Florida. She was the Manager of the Kentfield Rehab & Specialty Hospital outpatient department in Marin County, CA, from 2008 - 2015. Amber has worked in Home Health for the past eight years in Santa Cruz, CA. She has worked extensively with patients presenting with chronic pain due to various conditions and injuries. Having developed a special interest in holistic therapeutic approaches over the last 38 years, Amber has designed and implemented a course of treatment directed at pain/stress management.
Non-financial disclosures: Amber Asselin has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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