An eight-week skill based clinical hypnotherapy education program designed to support the VHA clinician within a healthcare team who works with patients from various services. The Basic Hypnotherapy Skills Course is solely online and meets the basic requirements of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis for beginning level training. This knowledge-based course teaches clinicians brief, but effective evidenced based hypnotherapy interventions that can be integrated with other modalities.
The course is presented in a way that motivates leaners, maintains their attention, is relevant to their professional goals, and includes hands-on experiences to apply the skills there are learning. The training sessions are broken down into short, engaging 20-minute segments, provide exercises that appeal to a variety of learning styles and follow-up with 1.5 hour live webinars.
The purpose of this course is to train physicians and healthcare providers the technique of battlefield acupuncture (BFA). BFA is a single, limited ear acupuncture technique developed as an effective pain relief with minimal adverse effects. BFA is a rapid, safe, portable, accessible method for pain relief and is deployable in all medical environments. BFA does not replace standard medical care for war-related injuries but offers an alternative for pain relief for acute or chronic conditions that may reduce the need for opioid medications. The outcome of this training is to promote optimal care delivery to Veterans by providing safe alternatives in the management of pain
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The Resilience Advantage course teaches practical day-to-day applications that elevate our life experience, adding heart qualities of care, courage, focus, gratitude, dignity and kindness. These same tools provide much needed emotional and mental strength required when facing defeat, resignation, fear, anxiety, frustration and others of today’s challenges.
Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body, characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, reduced muscle activity and inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles during rapid eye movement sleep, and reduced interactions with surroundings.