About this Course

This course has been designed to teach healthcare trainees and providers that are early in their careers how to recognize and modulate response to stressors during critical patient care events.


  • Introduction to mindfulness
  • Openness to acquiring meta-analysis skills related to stress-inducing events
  • Motivation to learn behavioral skills to reduce stress and maintain high cognitive functioning during stress-related events
  • Participation in patient care, ideally with at least minimal experience in acute or critical care, or resuscitation
  • Absolute basic knowledge of procedural skills relative to the individual scope of practice (MDs/MSs: intubation, central line placement, arterial lines, trauma survey, etc.; RNs: IV start, medication administration, nursing assessment, floor/OR/ICU/ED patient care experience, etc.)

Course Directors

Michael O'Hara, MD