Course overview

COVID-19 & a New Era of Conscious Expression

In this course, faculty will explore the concepts of coherence and interconnection with a focus on physiologic, mental, and emotional coherence as essential tools for navigating crises, such as our current global pandemic.
 Faculty

Scarlet Soriano, MD, ABIHM

 Conference Series

AIHM March 2021 Virtual Conference

 Required Lessons

1

 Time to Complete

1 hour

 CME Eligible*

.75 Credits

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • In this course, faculty will explore the concepts of coherence and interconnection, with a focus on physiologic, mental and emotional coherence as an essential tool for navigating crises, such as our current global pandemic. Faculty will define the concept of heart rate variability and discuss its impact on health. Research demonstrating how meditation enhances brain connectivity and access to higher order brain functions and how tools such as meditation can be important for navigating and activating creativity and resilience during times of crisis, such as with the COVID-19 pandemic, is also discussed. Faculty will briefly showcase an example of group meditation and its impact on social wellbeing.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Define heart rate variability.
    • Summarize one research study showing how meditation is associated with increased brain connectivity.
    • State one health benefit of increased heart rate variability.
    • State one example of resilience turned into positive action during times of crisis.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion
  • CME/CEU Credits

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Scarlet Soriano, MD, ABIHM

Faculty Disclosure: No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
About Scarlet
Dr. Scarlet Soriano is a health and wellness leader, consultant, speaker and coach. She develops wellness programs across a wide range of health-related institutions, with a focus on designing Integrative medicine patient and employee clinical programs. Dr. Soriano uses a wide range of skills to support her clients in their journey of institutional transformation, starting with a process of re-envisioning foundational concepts of healthcare delivery; then moving through all aspects of design and implementation, and extending into measuring, sustaining and expanding impact of programs post-launch. Dr. Soriano is passionate about expanding access to evidence-based Integrative and wellness-based healing modalities to minorities and underserved populations.

 Dr. Soriano is a founding member of the AIHM’s Black, Indigenous and People of Color Taskforce. She has recently joined the Board of the AIHM. Before launching as a wellness consultant in 2020, Dr. Soriano was Director for Group Visits at the Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Disparities at Boston Medical Center. Since 2018, she has been the Director for Wellness-Based Healthcare Transformation at Boston Medical Center. She is former Medical Director of the Tanya I Edwards, MD Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Soriano is the current Medical Director for the upcoming Hopespring Holistic Health Institute in Maine. Dr. Soriano has worked in settings that range from rural to urban, serving a wide range of patients and communities.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the
CME website.

*CME/CEU Credits

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this enduring materials for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All other healthcare professionals
 completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on April 30, 2022. After this date, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.

Enroll Now!

This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course. 
The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.