Full course description
What you'll learn:
This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning how to better manage stress, build individual resilience, and live a happier and more fulfilling life. Participants will be guided through a variety of exercises designed to increase mindfulness, enhance compassion, and find meaning in everyday life. The science-backed skillset and tools provided in this course can be used immediately and regularly through life.
The Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care is an innovative collaboration, bringing together the recognized world leader in patient care, education and research and the nation’s most innovative university. In this course, you will explore instructional videos, informative articles, and hands-on wellness challenges, providing you the resources to integrate course learnings into your everyday life. Some of the practical skills you will learn:
- Identifying, recognizing and combating damaging stress
- Becoming mindful in daily life, and developing new skill sets in mindfulness practices
- Finding value in self-compassion, gratitude and forgiveness
- Developing a resilient mindset
Who is this course designed for:
This course is applicable to anyone who is seeking information and skills proven to combat stress, develop coping techniques, and who seeks to achieve a more mindful and resilient life.
What you’ll receive:
Verification of Completion stating title of course and number of hours to complete.
No continuing nursing education contact hours are provided for this course.
Meet the instructors
Dr. Teri Pipe, Chief Well-Being Officer
Dr. Teri Pipe is Arizona State University's Chief Well-Being Officer. Formerly Dr. Pipe served as the Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University (ASU). She also is the founding director of ASU's Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience. Before coming to ASU in 2011, Dr. Pipe served as director of Nursing Research and Innovation at Mayo Clinic Arizona and was an associate professor of nursing at the Mayo Clinic’s College of Medicine. In 2014 she was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow. Dr. Pipe is an expert on mindfulness which is a skill set to increase the ability to experience being fully present, focused and alive. Mindfulness has important implications for resilience within and beyond the healthcare and higher education sectors. Dr. Pipe is an expert on nursing leadership with a focus on interprofessionalism, bringing nurses together with physicians and other health professionals, business people, and policy makers, to help redesign and improve health in the U.S. Her research interests include: mindfulness, resilience in professional and clinical populations, health promotion and wellness, positive coping and stress management, oncology, and gerontology. She is a sought after speaker on the topics of mindfulness, workforce resilience and self-compassion. Dr. Pipe earned her PhD in health policy and administration with a minor in gerontology from Pennsylvania State University, a master’s degree in nursing with an emphasis in gerontology from the University of Arizona, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Iowa
Nika Gueci, Executive Director, University Engagement at Center: Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience at ASU
Nika Gueci is the inaugural Executive Director for University Engagement at the Arizona State University Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience. Under her direction, Center advances an environment of well-being through the promotion of skills such as mindfulness and compassion to support lifelong resilience. Creating a culture where wellness is of vital importance to the development of human potential is her daily call to action. In her previous role, Nika served as Associate Director of the ASU Health Services Executive Team, leading ASU’s first Collegiate Recovery Program, Recovery Rising, where she scaled the support structures of students in recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction. She developed curricula and was invited to provide policy recommendations on collegiate recovery to the Acting Director of National Drug Control Policy. Nika is a doctoral candidate in ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teacher’s College Educational Leadership and Innovation program and will graduate in December. Her master’s degree is in Communication with an emphasis on religious identity from New Mexico State University. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Russian from Columbia University in the City of New York.
Tiara Cash, Senior Program Coordinator, Center: Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience at ASU
Tiara Cash comes to Center for Mindfulness, Compassion, and Resilience from the office of University Academic Success Programs as a Student Success Center Coordinator in Supplemental Instruction. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in Exercise and Wellness and a Master’s degree from Western Illinois University in Kinesiology. With a background in wellness management and exercise and sport psychology, her vision with Center is to engage ASU and the surrounding community in life-long learning and personal development with an emphasis on mindful practices and a true focus on connection through compassion. Her research areas concentrate on the phenomena of transitions and creating resiliency in life by recognizing the inner strengths that we each possess. With her background, her ultimate goal is to create a culture of connection through innovative programming with workshops, trainings, and events. “The greatest communication is usually how we are rather than what we say” – Joseph Goldstein