Pronto Seminars

Continuing Education Set in Italy

Accreditation 2019

todi1Continuing Medical Education (CME) Information for Mindful Practice Program 10-15 June, 2019

The presentational method for this activity will be Case Presentation with Learner Participation, Lecture with Q&A, Small Group Discussion/Roundtable, Hands-On Demonstration, Workshop, Lab Exercises, and Interpersonal Practices. This activity targets all physician specialties. This activity will encompass the following desirable physician attributes:  Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, Interpersonal & Communication Skills, and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.

Desired Outcomes

At the end of the activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Establish a direct, first hand, experience of mindfulness
  2. Cultivate mindfulness through silence, conversation and dialogue
  3. Distinguish between mindfulness and mindlessness
  4. Establish an experiential understanding of their capacity to deliberately “train” the mind
  5. Focus and sustain attention on a single object
  6. Focus and sustain attention on changing objects
  7. Demonstrate the ability to be aware of multiple aspects of present moment experience
  8. Demonstrate an increased ability to recognize mind wandering and to redirect the mind
  9. Recognize the therapeutic power of the heart
  10. Explore new approaches to meeting challenging situations as a provider
  11. Observe and investigate the dynamic interplay of fear/constriction and vulnerability/openness within ourselves and our patients
  12. Apply and enhance the capacity to pause or stop
  13. Discuss warning signs of accumulating stress and apply mindfulness practices to manage them more effectively
  14. Describe the signs and consequences of burnout
  15. Utilize mindfulness practice as a method for developing resilience
  16. Improve ability to step back, listen and be present to self and others
  17. Report how Mindfulness-based practices can help patients better care for themselves and be able to support these competencies with evidence-based research

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 CME Consultants and Pronto Seminars. CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME® to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Consultants designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In accordance with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), please contact Pronto Seminars at [email protected] should you require special assistance.

CE (Continuing Education) Credits Information

CE (Continuing Education) Credits are provided for all courses by The Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC), for the following licensing boards:

  • American Psychological Association: The Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal by LCSWs, MFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs for programs from CE approved sponsors of the American Psychological Association. LCSWs and MFTs from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board for approval.
  • SCRC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California.

Teachings are appropriate for health care professionals as well as the general public. Health care professionals will be able to incorporate the tools and practices offered in this program in ways beneficial to clients or patients.

There is no partial CE credit. Full attendance is required for CE credits to be granted. For questions about these CE accreditations, visit or contact David Lukoff, PhD at [email protected]