Teaching Healing Meditation for Stress Management

Teaching Healing Meditation for Stress Management
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2018 Spring
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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Teaching Healing Meditation for Stress Management program provides instruction and experiential training in kinetic, auditory, and visual modalities of healing meditation; instruction and training in the application of these techniques to stress management; and training and practical experience in teaching and utilizing healing meditation for stress management in clinical and professional settings.

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Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

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HCC145AAMedical Terminology for Health Care Professionals I 1
HES100Healthful Living 3
WED105Minimizing Workplace Stress 0.5
WED151Introduction to Alternative Medicine 3
WED162Meditation and Wellness 1
PED101QGQi Gong (1) OR
PED103QGQi Gong (0.5) (May be repeated) 1
PED101TCTai Chi (1) OR
PED102TCTai Chi - Intermediate (1) OR
PED103TCTai Chi (0.5) (May be repeated) OR
PED201TCTai Chi - Advanced (1)
PED101YOYoga (1) OR
PED102YOYoga - Intermediate (1) OR
PED103YOYoga (0.5) (May be repeated) OR
PED201YOYoga - Advanced (1) 1
WED257Kinetic Meditation 2
WED258Auditory Meditation 2
WED259Visual Meditation 2
SOC270The Sociology of Health and Illness 3
WED275Practicum: Teaching Healing, Meditation and Stress Management 3
  1. Define medical terminology and recognize selected abbreviations and symbols related to each body system. (HCC145AA)
  2. Identify the current areas of interest and research, lifestyle choices, and risk factors associated with healthy living. (HES100)
  3. Identify the characteristics, process, and signs of workplace stress, its physiology, and techniques for its management. (WED105)
  4. Describe the mind-body-spirit connection in relation to health and healing. (WED151)
  5. Describe the physiology of meditation and its effects on physical and mental health and on a human performance. (WED162)
  6. Demonstrate the basic principles and mechanics of Chinese Qi Gong. (PED101QG, PED103QG)
  7. Demonstrate the basic principles and mechanics of Tai Chi Chuan or Yoga. (PED101TC, PED101YO, PED102TC, PED102YO, PED103TC, PED103YO, PED201TC, PED201YO)
  8. Demonstrate the principles of Kinetic Meditation and its health benefits. (WED257)
  9. Demonstrate the principles of East Indian Yogic and Ayurvedic Meditation and the use of sound in Auditory Meditation and related health benefits. (WED258)
  10. Demonstrate the principles of Visual Meditation from the Egyptian and West African traditions and related health benefits. (WED259)
  11. Describe the roles of health care providers, various treatment modalities, preventive health strategies, and health care trends from a cross-cultural perspective. (SOC270)
  12. Identify, guide and evaluate patients and clients who are good candidates for therapeutic meditation training. (WED275)
  13. Teach kinetic, auditory, and visual meditation techniques for stress management. (WED275)
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