Although there are many ways to meditate and many different forms of meditation, they all share the characteristic of intentionally training a person’s attention and concentration. Meditation practices are used by diverse cultures, are rooted in the traditions of the great religions, and have been practiced for thousands of years to promote healing. Evidence of meditation’s health effects has been well documented: the practice offers improvement in the symptoms of various disease conditions in addition to the experience of a deeper spiritual connection.
This certificate describes the types and practices of meditation, specific health effects, and the practice of mindfulness meditation.
8.00 Contact Hours
Participants: This certificate is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational or practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational, recreation, physical, or respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, chiropractors, clergy, or physical fitness professionals.
The Meditation Certificate consists of a total of 4 courses:
- Health Effects of Meditation
- Meditation and Religious Traditions
- Meditation Types and Practices
- Mindfulness Meditation
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Requirements: Internet access, e-mail, and Firefox, Internet Explorer (9.0 or above), Google Chrome, or Safari web browsers, Adobe PDF plug-in. Certificate program must be completed within six weeks of the start date.
You will need to create a login for your online classroom. Go to www.ed2go.com/ksuconed. Find your course by browsing the catalog or using the search bar. Click the 'Add to Cart' button. Select your start date and then create a Username and Password. You must make an 80 or higher on the final exam (online) to successfully complete the course. You may only take the exam once.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-6693 or email@example.com.