The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly altered many aspects of daily life; perhaps most notably it has significantly limited opportunities for social interaction. This webinar will examine observed outcomes the pandemic has had on the social well-being of patients in a primary healthcare setting. This discussion will also consider how social isolation complicates overall health management for individuals with chronic diseases and will offer practical approaches health coaches can implement with their patients/clients to augment social well-being.
Pharmacists, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, health and wellness coaches, and other interested professionals.
Creighton University Graduate School
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
- Identify various repercussions the COVID-19 pandemic has had on social connectedness and well-being for patients in a primary healthcare setting
- Understand how inadequate social connectedness impacts overall health management, particularly in individuals with on-going illnesses
- Explain assorted strategies health and wellness coaches can develop with their clients to strengthen and enhance social well-being
This is a free webinar and is part of the Integrative Health and Wellness Summer Webinar Series: Supporting Social Connections During and Beyond COVID-19
Presented By Johanna Gniffke, MS, RN
Integrative Health and Wellness Summer Webinar Series: Supporting Social Connections During and Beyond COVID-19
Social connections are important for our overall health and well-being. For many people, however, the COVID-19 global pandemic has interrupted this component of well-being through physical distancing, lockdowns, and isolation. Health coaches as the world begins to reopen and a new “normal” for safe social interaction develops. This four-part continuing education webinar series will address the importance of social connectedness and will focus on ways to support clients and patients in identifying ways to engage/re-engage in social activities in ways that feel safe and meaningful.
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 0.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). Adverse Effects of Social Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Strategies to Cope is accredited for 0.5 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on June 15, 2021. Adverse Effects of Social Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Strategies to Cope is a knowledge-based activity.
The Board of Physical Therapy Practice does not pre-approve continuing education course offerings but will accept a continuing education activity when they are planned and conducted for physical therapists and the continuing education activity relates to the practice of Physical Therapy. Each professional is responsible for their own certification.
The Board of Occupational Therapy Practice does not pre-approve continuing education course offerings but will accept a continuing education activity when they are planned and conducted for occupational therapists and the continuing education activity relates to the practice of Occupational Therapy. Each professional is responsible for their own certification.
Health and Wellness
This CE course is approved by NBHWC for 0.5 continuing education units (CEP #100067).
In support of improving patient care, Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.