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Put your Oxygen Mask on First: Taking Care of Ourselves to Best take Care of Others

Date: October 20, 2020

Time: 07:30PM - 08:45PM

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Dr. Christina DiBona Pastan, DMD, RYT 300 (1.25 CE) We can’t pour from an empty cup and if we are not full mentally and physically we cannot bring our best selves to our personal life, professional practice and to the people we serve. Self-care is care for you and provided for you and in order to take care of others we need to take care of ourselves first. This presentation will focus on the demands of dentistry, the importance of self-care for the professional and simple ways to incorporate stress reducing and restoring practices to your personal and professional life.

Speaker(s):
Dr. Christina DiBona Pastan, DMD, RYT 300, will reinforce the importance of self-care. Self-care is care for you and provided for you and in order to take care of others we need to take care of ourselves first. This presentation will focus on the demands of dentistry, the importance of self-care for the professional and simple ways to incorporate stress reducing and restoring practices to your personal and professional life.


She'll cover the following learning objectives:
(1) Understand the demands of your profession whether in a regular world or during a pandemic. (2) Define Self-Care and assess it's importance. (3) Learn simple strategies to calm the mind and body. (4) Apply mind-body strategies for personal and professional development.

Meet the Speaker:Dr. Pastan is the Director of Mind-Body Wellness at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Endodontics. A 300 hour certified Kripalu yoga and meditation instructor as well as a Lakshmi Volker chair yoga instructor, Dr. Pastan teaches self-regulation skills through the mind-body practices of yoga and meditation in a mandatory curriculum she developed for dental students. Her work also involves lecturing and guiding experiences in the mind-body practices of yoga and meditation, and how they assist in the development of the dental professional as well as support individual personal growth and stress relief. Dr. Pastan also maintains a private endodontic practice in Back Bay Boston, MA.

Speaker Disclosure:
None

Length of Session:
Each session consisting of lecture and audience questions will last 75 minutes.

Cost:
No cost

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the webinar will earn 1.25 CE credit.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:
This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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