Mindful Practice: EnhancingQuality of Care,
Quality of Caring and Resilience

May 15-18th 2018 we will again offer our appreciated 4 day international workshop in Mindful Practice. We will again bring together a team of  mindful medical teachers. Doctors skilled in coaxing the minds and hearts of health care professionals. Inspiring us to remember curiosity, kindness, stability, flexibility and resilience, while not loosing sight of our scientific stringency. Ever increasing our patient safety.  A course resting on knowledge from mindful meditation, appreciative inquiry and narrative medicine, taught through experiential learning principles .

Language: English

Where;  Join us on Sweden's scenic west coast just outside of Gothenburg, Löftadalens Folkhögskolan i Åsa. Easily accessible from Landvetter airport and Gothenburg central station or even a 2 hour train ride north of Copenhagen or a 2 hour trained south of Oslo.  Cliffs, shoreline, forrest, sauna, will all be available. Even kayaks for rent. Arrive early and leave late to fully enjoy the environment.

Dates: May 15-18 2018,  Start 1pm Tues.- ending 2:30 pm Fri.

Participants:  doctors from all nationalities and specialties but also midwives, nurses, psychologists, and physical therapists.  Clinically active health care professionals with or without previous experience in mediation and mindfulness. 

Courses have been endorsed by the Swedish Federation of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians (SFOG) and advertised for Swedish OB/GYN participants in their course catalog (follow link). Last day to register through SFOG is October 31st. Doctors and healthcare professionals from all specialities are encouraged to participate and can enroll through klarhet@telia.com. As at the previous workshops there will be many Swedish Ob/Gyn colleagues and midwives participating. The last day will include an introduction to Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting with meditation techniques engaging pain management in childbirth and  for chronic disease.

We have previously given this course nationally in Swedish, and in Sweden in English for Swedish and international  healthcare professionals. Mindful Practice is offered otherwise internationally in the US through Rochester University. Follow Mindful Practice link for more information about the program, research and worldwide engagement.

Please contact us for preliminary schedule, international prices, international flyers, more specific information and registration. Early registration is suggested as courses fills quickly. The teachers this May are sought after facilitators and internationally renown.

Price: Instruction and materials (early bird before December 2017) 8,840 SEK, excluding sales tax/ VAT  Reasonable room and board costs will be arranged in adjoining west coast swedish hostel. Watch website for more info, Typically around 3000 SEK for entire stay ( 300-400 US dollars ) Payment in full is required at time of registration. Registration is binding (contact us for details). Course Price after December 2017  9,840 SEK excluding 25% sales tax

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This is a wonderful opportunity to attend a course in the company of a colleague from another country, specialty or healthcare profession. 

Contact us at Klarhet@telia.com or Claritatisab.com

Anamaria Whitmer Jacobsson MD and Peter Jacobsson Lic. Psychologist /psychotherapist

Anamaria Whitmer Jacobsson MD and Peter Jacobsson Lic. Psychologist /psychotherapist

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at will change.      Max Plank 

Goals of Mindful Practice Programs: 

  • To foster skills of attentive observation, critical curiosity, beginner’s mind, and presence
  • To improve recognition of error-prone situations, reduce medical errors, and improve responsiveness to errors
  • To foster caring attitudes toward patients
  • To promote professionalism and deal effectively with lapses in professionalism
  • To promote clinician resilience, health and well-being
  • To help create mindful organizations that support teamwork, mindfulness and clinician health and well-being