CME: Prevention and Treatment of Stress-Related Disorders
Through the Transcendental Meditation Technique
Program Description / Statement of Need:
Stress has been linked to all the leading causes of death, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, accidents, and suicide.
Almost 90 percent of all visits to primary healthcare providers are due to stress-related problems.
It is estimated that 1 million Americans miss work due to stress-related complaints.
Transcendenal Mediitation (TM) has been shown to prevent and treat stress related disorders.
The physiological effects of stress
How Transcendental Meditation (TM) affects the brain
How Transcendental Meditation (TM) affects patients with anxiety, hypertension, heart disease, substance abuse, PTSD, and other stress-related disorders.
This program has been designed for a multidisciplinary physician, PA, NP and nurse audience.
By the end of the session the participant will be able to:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through ScientiaCME. ScientiaCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: ScientiaCME designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Stuart Rothenberg, MD