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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction as a Strategy in Reducing Pain

September 28, 2011 2:00pm PDT, 5:00pm EDT
Recorded in September, 2011


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This webinar features Linda Turner, a Clinical Nurse Specialist who now focuses on teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Linda discussses MBSR's ability to improve overall wellness as well as to help in managing chronic pain. She also guides us through a live mindfulness exercise, so you can have a practical tool to add to your pain management practice.  

This webinar will provide:

  • An overview of the technique of Mindfulness
  • A short mindfulness exercise that will demonstrate the process.
  • An opportunity for audience participation through online polls and moderated Q&A


Linda Turner, RN, PhD

Linda is the Manager of Holistic Health Studies at Langara College in the Continuing Studies department. Previously she was a Clinical Nurse Specialist for pain management at Vancouver Hospital, University Health Network in Toronto and University of California Medical Center in San Francisco. She studied with Jon Kabat-Zinn to learn how to teach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). She has taught the eight week MBSR program over the past 10 years to patients in pain and members of the general public. This course is offered through Continuing Studies at least twice per year.

This event is co-sponsored by CIRPD, Pain BC and The Canadian Pain Coalition.

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