Wellness: Creating a Life of Health and Happiness

This presentation will cover the common issue of burnout and the epidemic of self-induced disease. Importantly, the speaker will discuss a doable strategy on how we can all get on a path of greater well-being by implementing key elements.

Credits: 1.00 contact hours; 0.00 are pharmacology

Learning Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  1. Articulate what the most prevalent health disparities are in the U.S. population
  2. Discuss the short- and long-term impacts of health disparities on the most vulnerable minority populations in the U.S. 
  3. Review and discuss approaches nurse practitioners can take to decrease health disparities

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, you must complete all course components in the following order: 1) watch the course presentation video; 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 dashboard transcript for future access.

Designation Statement

NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours, of which 0.00 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

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, Patricia J. Sulak, MD, have disclosed the following relevant financial relationships; Founder of Living WELL Aware.


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.

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.


3 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/3 points to pass Please complete this pre-test prior to watching the presentation video - Simply click the 'Take Quiz' button. This pre-test is a non-graded assessment tool we use to establish a baseline and determine a participant's pre-existing knowledge.
Presentation Video
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Course Evaluation
12 Questions
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/3 points to pass 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.
1.00 Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available You can now view/print a copy of your certificate of completion by clicking the button to the right. This online certificate will also be saved within your 'My Dashboard' --> 'Transcript/Certificates Earned' for future access.