Whole Health Foundational Clinical Series
The Whole Health Foundational Clinical Series comprises four courses and accompanying Skills Labs, designed to equip providers with essential skills to begin transforming their practice with a Whole Health approach. This intensive, highly practical series of experiences will hone skills that make clinical practice more effective for patients and more satisfying for practitioners. By the end of the series, providers will have the tools they need to shift their clinical visits from informational to transformational through intentional, meaningful conversations, as well as begin implementing systemic changes in their clinical setting.
The series begins with Whole Health Foundations, which empowers clinicians to transform their clinical work by focusing first on provider wellbeing. Then, the courses Practicing Whole Health I, II, and III develop skills that allow clinicians to move beyond our current disease-centered care model to an approach that empowers and equips patients to live full and meaningful lives. The series of courses include opportunities for participants to reflect on their journey and harness lessons learned in order to create systemic change at their facility. The latter is achieved primarily through Skills Lab sessions that support, reinforce, and further advance Whole Health clinical skills.
Our 2-hour Skills Integration Lab are an integral part of the classroom-to-practice learning model. After trying the new Whole Health skills in clinical practice, clinicians reinforce their learning by discussing what’s been working well, as well as challenges and barriers - with experienced trainers to guide the conversation. The Skills Integration sessions have clear objectives, and they introduce new skills to bridge the gap between the 4-hour courses. The intention is to reinforce skills while gradually introducing new strategies in a proven change model.
All clinicians who are interested in making their clinical practice more effective for patients and more satisfying for themselves.
As a result of this series, participants will be able to:
- Describe the Whole Health approach.
- Use Whole Health skills to explore a patient’s Meaning, Aspirations, or Purpose (MAP) as it relates to shared healthcare goals.
- Develop an implementation plan to advance Whole Health in their practice.
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE). In addition, speakers/presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity.
*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by, or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.
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|In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP and the Whole Health Institute. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.|
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PARTICIPANTS MAY ENROLL IN ONE OR MORE COURSES. NOTE THEY ARE SEQUENTIAL; ONE COURSE MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE ATTENDING THE NEXT COURSE IN THE SERIES.
ADDITIONAL DATES AND COURSES COMING IN 2022!
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