University of Virginia School of Nursing

Wisdom & Wellbeing Speaker Series - Nov. 2, 2017

James Austin, emeritus professor of neurology, University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine
Thurs. Nov. 2 @ 12 p.m.
Sandridge Auditorium, McKim Hall

A clinical neurologist, researcher, and Zen practitioner for more than three decades, Dr. Austin is author of Zen and the Brain (1998), Chase, Chance, and Creativity (2003), Zen-Brain Reflections (2006), Selfless Insight (2009), Meditating Selflessly (2011), Zen-Brain Horizons (2014), and Living Zen Remindfully (2016).

Part of the Wisdom and Well-being Speaker Series, this talk is co-sponsored by the Compassionate Care Initiative, the Center for Appreciative Practice, UVA School of Nursing, and UVA Mindfulness Center.

The talk is free and open to all, but registration is required. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m., and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Following his lecture, Dr. Austin will be available to sign books.

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Accreditation

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine awards 1.0 hour of participation (equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a record of participation for six years.

University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
UVA School of Nursing Continuing Education awards 0.8 contact hours for nurses who participate in this educational activity and complete the post activity evaluation.