Why are Medical Professionals Seeking Advice about Hypnosis?

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Find out why more and more doctors, dentists, nurses, nurse practioners, allied healthcare professionals are turning to hypnosis as a non-invasive tool for treatment.

Medical professionals are exploring deeper connections of mind-body interactions. They look to hypnotic techniques as tools to engage their patient’s mind in alleviating their own discomfort, pain, anxiety, and overcoming their unhealthy habits. It can be used in the emergency room to set a fracture or suture a wound painlessly. It can be used in the dental office to decrease anticipatory anxiety and have pain-free dental work. It has been used by emergency services in helping to stabilize accident victims.

These physicians, dentists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and allied health care professionals are attending ‘Medical Hypnosis, A Practicum in Rapid Hypnotic Applications’, a cutting edge continuing education workshop by a leading Medical Doctor, and a leading board certified hypnotherapist. This course is being offered on July 22-24th, 2005, and again on September 23-25th, 2005 in conjunction with the Office of Continuing Medical Education of the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Read more visit the web site: http://www.unr.edu/cme/calendar.html

This course will provide the skills necessary for the rapid application of hypnotic suggestion, induction in any health care situation. It works very effectively, in any busy practice or setting, for adults and children. This focused medical hypnosis course teaches techniques and approaches that will take (with skill and preparation learned) less than a few minutes to apply to the daily array of problems normally encountered in practice. The emphasis is on participants learning, and demonstrating their new skills. Participants also receive approved continuing medical education credits (15.5 CME credits for physicians, dentists and dental hygienists under NAC 631.173 3E, 18.6 hours NCE for nurses).

Hypnosis is becoming more popular as people learn of its benefits, and for the medical community as there is more and more evidenced based support. Patients have reported better outcomes (positive responses), less dependency on or the use of sedative narcotic medications and appreciate more of the personal attention they have received.

The American Medical Association (AMA) since 1958 has recognized hypnosis as a safe, legitimate approach to medical and psychological problems. This recognition is mirrored by the British Medical Association (BMA) in their statement that hypnosis is a viable therapeutic tool.

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Peggy Taylor,CHES,MPH Director CME

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