What you'll learn

  • Define the body’s response to stress, known as allostasis and allostatic load, and the role it plays in the development or exacerbation of medical conditions
  • Recognize how modifiable lifestyle behaviors synchronized to circadian rhythm builds resiliency
  • Enrich patient-provider relationship to affect patient outcomes
  • Develop skills in a variety of meditation methods that elicit the relaxation response
  • See the course registration page for additional learning objectives

Course description

This is an accredited, livestreamed course offered by Massachusetts General Hospital's Benson-Henry Intstitute for Mind Body Medicine. This course is targeted to health professionals who provide direct patient care or patient education in areas of self-management, lifestyle behaviors and mind body medicine.

Select the Take Course button to view additional information on the course registration page.

Contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu with questions.

*Register before September 30 to receive the discounted price.

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Medical School

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