The Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior
in joint-sponsorship with Urban Zen Foundation
The Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior (IAHB) has been approved as a provider of continuing education and continuing medical education by the organizations listed below. IAHB as the approved sponsor maintains responsibility for the educational activity offered and for following the standards and regulations for the organizations listed below (except where otherwise noted). This course has been approved for 50 contact hours.
Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP#2672) for 50 CEH’s.
The Institute for Advancement of Human Behavior accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Many state boards accept offerings accredited by national or other state organizations. If your state is not listed, please check with your professional licensing board to determine whether the accreditations listed are accepted.
UZIT Training Program Objectives by Modality 2015 Course
- Establish a daily Asana and Pranayama practice
- Demonstrate the Mindful Movements intended for patients/clients with impaired physical ability (i.e. limited mobility and energy)
- Demonstrate set-up of the restorative yoga poses taught in the course
- Articulate the elements of yoga therapy (reclined and chair Mindful Movements, Breath Awareness and Body Awareness Meditations) to patients
- Practice safe and responsible use of yoga therapy in a clinical setting
- Integrate the yoga therapy practices learned during the course of the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy training program into patient treatment in a clinical setting
- Employ the proper protocols for using yoga therapy for pain, anxiety, nausea, insomnia, constipation and exhaustion (PANICTM)
- Receive Reiki attunements that activate and empower the flow of Reiki energy through the practitioner
- Demonstrate the Reiki hand positions and protocols for performing a Reiki session on the self and on others
- Cite current Reiki research
- Define Reiki biofield energy
- Cite medical research studies on the clinical use of Reiki
- Demonstrate how to give Reiki to patients in clinical settings
- Describe Reiki to clients and supervisors in a clinical setting
Essential Oil Therapy
- Demonstrate knowledge of the historical usage and modern application of essential oils, including inhalation and topical application
- Differentiate pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils from synthetic, perfume-grade oil products
- Accurately identify the specific essential oils used for pain, anxiety, nausea, insomnia, constipation and exhaustion (PANICTM)
- Integrate essential oil therapy into your daily self-care routine
- Demonstrate simple and effective techniques for integrating essential oil therapy into the clinical setting
- Accurately assess your self-care needs on a foundational, structural and practical level
- Construct an on-going plan for improved self-care
- Integrate mindfulness practices and other “fast exercises” into your daily self-care routine
- Demonstrate understanding the importance of nutrition in the context of self-care
- Identify tools for assessing your relationship to food and nutrition
- Integrate nutrition into your daily self-care routine
- Recognize the psycho-social, spiritual and ethical aspects of care of the sick
- Internalize mindful awareness, emotional balance, equanimity and compassion around issues of illness
- Develop the ability to effectively care for yourself as a caregiver in general and when presented with death and dying
- Practice skills of listening empathically that is patient-focused.
- Demonstrate compassionate, sensitive care to patients in a clinical setting
- Demonstrate the ability to bear witness skillfully by listening with empathy and compassion in a patient-focused manner.