Course Overview

Breathing through Tension: Mind-Body Medicine in Pediatrics

This presentation will discuss the rates of anxiety among our youth and provide mindfulness-based interventions to improve mental health.
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2021 Annual Conference

October 29-31, 2021

Required Lessons

1 lesson with video, quiz, and evaluation

Time to Complete

45 minutes

Non-CME Eligible*

CME Expired
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Course Info
Course Faculty

What you will learn

 Course Summary

This presentation will discuss the rates of anxiety among our youth and provide mindfulness-based interventions to improve mental health.

 Course Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  • Describe the rates of anxiety among our youth.
  • Discuss the impact of stress on the body.
  • List the most common mind-body modalities used in adults and children.
  • Examine the literature for mind-body interventions in treatment of anxiety.
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This course includes:

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

Course Faculty

Santisree Tanikella, MD, FAAP, ABIHM, ABOIM


Dr. Tanikella is board-certified in Pediatrics and Integrative Medicine and currently practices

General Pediatrics and Pediatric Integrative Medicine in Pennsylvania. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and enjoys working with medical students, advanced practitioner students, and residents. She graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine and completed her residency training in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She went on to complete fellowship training in Integrative Medicine at the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. She has an interest in Mind-Body Medicine and Biofield Medicine, and is fascinated by the impact that one’s personal beliefs have on their physical and emotional health. She has a special interest in health care provider wellness and finds meaning in helping others discover joy and purpose in their careers and personal lives. She enjoys spending time with her loving husband and her two children, who light up her life.


No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation and CME

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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.

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.