Keynote: Wellness: Heal Thyself/Leading By Example
The most common cause of death in America: Self-induced disease. Our society promotes a lifestyle that is filled with physical inactivity, unhealthy/excessive food consumption, substance abuse, over commitment, and stress. In an inspiring and informative fashion, Dr. Sulak will delineate the root cause of these issues and how we can all elevate the quality of our lives by applying essential elements that lead to greater health and happiness
Credits: 1.00 contact hours; 0 are pharmacology
After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
-Know the WHO definition of wellness and what determines our current state of health
-Describe the most common causes of death and changes that have occurred
-Discuss essential elements to increase our livelihood and longevity
Patricia J. Sulak, MD
Founder, Living WELL Aware LLC
Professor, Texas A&M College of Medicine; Gynecologist, Baylor Scott & White Health
Patricia J. Sulak, MD is a practicing gynecologist, medical school professor, researcher, and international speaker on women’s health issues and wellness for over 30 years. She graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Medicine in San Antonio and was named a Distinguished Alumnus. She is included in Texas Super Docs and Best Doctor’s in American. She was given the Texas State Board of Education Heroes for Children Award and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Community Service Award for her involvement in school health. In addition to her busy clinical practice, she speaks throughout the country of women’s health issues and wellness. She is the founder of Living WELL Aware, a holistic wellness program that incorporates all aspects of well-being.
Obtain Your Credits
To earn credits for this activity, navigate to the Content(s) tab and complete all course components in the following order: 1) watch the course presentation; 2) complete the course evaluation; 3) pass the post-test with a score of 2/3 (66.7%) or higher. You may retake the post-test until a passing score is achieved, at which point you will be able to view/print a copy of your certificate of completion. This online certificate will also be saved within your profile 'My Dashboard' -> 'Transcript/Certificates Earned' for future access.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hours, of which 0 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.
Contributing faculty, Patsy Sulak, MD have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
All planners and contributors involved in this educational activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
The material presented in this continuing education program is being made available for educational purposes only and is not intended to represent the best or only methods, medications and/or guidelines appropriate for the medical situation discussed. Rather the material is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the presenter(s), which may be helpful, or of interest to other practitioners and should not be used by clinicians without the evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. NPACE disclaims any liability, loss, injury, or damage incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any information given in a presentation.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may mention the uses of products that are not approved by the FDA for the indication(s) being discussed. The presenter(s) are instructed to notify participants when they are discussing unapproved uses or investigational agents. The opinions related to unapproved uses of products are solely those of the presenter(s) and are not endorsed or recommended by NPACE. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
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