Learn about the health benefits of Tai Chi through this free, interactive workshop.
Free and open to the public. For health-care professionals, Continuing Education (CE) credit hours are available at no charge, and no advanced registration is required.
TOPIC: Tai Chi is a gentle system of body movements. Daily practice creates wellness and vitality for body, mind and spirit. Proven health benefits include:
• Lower blood pressure
• Improved balance and agility
• Increased immune function
• Improved quality of life
Ruth Taylor-Piliae, PhD, RN — Cardiac Rehab and Stroke Survivors (UA College of Nursing)
Mary Koithan, PhD, RN — Overview of Integrative Nursing Therapeutics (UA College of Nursing)
Charles Katzenberg, MD, FACC — Impact on Cardiovascular Health
M. Jean Young, PhD — Overview of Health Benefits
Edna Silva, RN — Tai Chi and Health Promotion for Nursing
Nursing CE # 156-2014
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, BRN Provider No. CEP 10039 will provide 1.4 contact hours for this session pending final approval and receipt of CE compliance records. There is no fee associated with this CE and therefore no cancellation policy. Contact hours provided by the University of Arizona Medical Center Staff Development and Education.
Faculty at the University of Arizona College of Nursing envision, engage and innovate in education, research and practice to help people of all ages optimize health in the context of major life transitions, illnesses, injuries, symptoms and disabilities. Established in 1957, the college ranks among the top nursing programs in the United States. For more information about the college, please visit its website, www.nursing.arizona.edu