Currently, as many as 90 percent of all visits to health-care providers in the United States are considered to be stress-related. Stress affects every aspect of the body, mind, and spirit, resulting in a wide range of symptoms from headaches or stomach ailments to heart disease or death. The goal of this certificate is to describe the physiological, social, and psychological aspects of stress; examine the relationship between stress and health, nutrition, and physical activity, identify causes and health effects of workplace stress, and explore modalities to reduce and manage stress.
This certificate describes the physiological, social, and psychological aspects of stress as well as the relationship between stress and health. Students will also explore modalities to reduce and manage stress.
14.00 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 Stress Management Certificate consists of a total of 9 courses:
- Journaling: Healthy Living through Self-Discovery
- Physiology of Stress
- Psychology of Stress
- Social Context of Stress
- Stress and Nutrition
- Stress and Physical Activity
- Stress Reduction Techniques and Therapies
- The Effects of Stress on Health
- Workplace Stress
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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 upon registration. Go to www.ed2go.com/ksuconed. Find your course by browsing the catalog or using the search bar. Click the ‘Add to Cart’ button (this site does not accept payments - you will not be charged here). Select your start date and then create a Username and Password. You must pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80 or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-3114 or firstname.lastname@example.org.