GWish Art of Presence 15th Annual Healthcare Renewal Retreat

GWish Art of Presence Annual Healthcare Renewal Retreat is a workshop designed to help clinicians develop the professional and personal skills to practice compassionate presence in their clinical settings.
This retreat offers a unique environment and opportunity for health professionals from all faiths, beliefs and cultures to participate in an interdisciplinary retreat designed to experience respite and renewal, reflection and nourishment and ways to
re-ignite one’s original call to serve others.

Designed for clinicians and medical practitioners (physicians, RNs, NPs, PAs, Chaplains, Social Workers, psychologists and others involved in clinical practice and education. Session themes include awareness of our own spiritual or personal beliefs and values that impact our vocations, responding to suffering, the different levels of compassionate presence, boundaries needed for compassionate practice, communicating communication with patients/families about spiritual distress and suffering, contemplative practices (eg meditation practices including lectio divina,music as a spiritual practice, journaling, breath work, among others) to nurture self-care and support the practice of compassionate presence.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 13.50 Completion
Course opens: 
09/25/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
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Christina PuchalskiChristina Puchalski, MD, FACP, FAAHPM Physician and Founder of The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality*

Carolyn JacobsCarolyn Jacobs, PhD, MSW.
Contemplative Social Work Leader, Spiritual Director, and Educator

Anne VanderhookAnne Vandenhoeck, PhD, MDiv. Professor of Pastoral Care at Catholic University Leuven, Belgium, and Chair of the Academic Centre for Practical Theology

Mario CagnaMario Cagna, MDiv. Chaplain, Pastoral Care, Genoa, Italy
Edward O'DonnellEdward O'Donnell, M.A.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 13.50 Completion
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GWish Art of Presence Annual Healthcare Renewal Retreat is a workshop designed to help clinicians develop the professional and personal skills to practice compassionate presence in their clinical settings.
This retreat offers a unique environment and opportunity for health professionals from all faiths, beliefs and cultures to participate in an interdisciplinary retreat designed to experience respite and renewal, reflection and nourishment and ways to
re-ignite one’s original call to serve others.

Designed for clinicians and medical practitioners (physicians, RNs, NPs, PAs, Chaplains, Social Workers, psychologists and others involved in clinical practice and education. Session themes include awareness of our own spiritual or personal beliefs and values that impact our vocations, responding to suffering, the different levels of compassionate presence, boundaries needed for compassionate practice, communicating communication with patients/families about spiritual distress and suffering, contemplative practices (eg meditation practices including lectio divina,music as a spiritual practice, journaling, breath work, among others) to nurture self-care and support the practice of compassionate presence.