Competencies and Objectives
This elective is designed to facilitate the student’s mastery of the following defined competencies:
A-5: An understanding and knowledge of oneself, including the scope and limits of one’s knowledge, skills, and values
B-7: The ability to learn independently with a critical awareness of the scope and limits of one’s knowledge, skills, and values
C-5: An awareness of the importance of maintaining one’s own well-being and of balancing the demands of professional and personal life
At the completion of this elective students will:
- Describe a variety of healing modalities including meditation, guided imagery, autogenic training, journal writing and movement and reflect on the ways these skills can be helpful personally and professionally.
- Articulate the importance of self-awareness and self-care for personal health and well-being and the importance of maintaining a balance between the intellectual, emotional, physical social and spiritual aspects of their lives.
- Further develop the skill of metacognition.
- Appreciate the value of an on going commitment to personal growth as fundamental to the practice of medicine.