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Course: Regaining Equilibrium: Stress Management Strategies for Regaining Life's Balance

Release Date: 11/06/2020
Expiration Date: 11/06/2023 
Originally presented at Virtual NASN2020 on June 30, 2020.

Cost: $20.00/Free for NASN members!

Upon successful completion of this offering, 
participants will receive 1.0 CNE contact hours.

Program Overview
Everyday, the world seems more overwhelming and increasingly stressful. Stress happens whether you want it to or not. While you may not be able to eliminate stress, are you doing everything you can to contain and manage it? What if you could reduce the negative impact of stress and better manage what life throws at you? This session provides immediate implementable strategies and tools to help you regain control of your time, improve your approach to stress and better manage it. Discover how you can experience less stress in your life and share them with your family, students, and your school communities.

Learning Outcomes
As a result of participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to: 
  • Discuss three negative impacts of stress.
  • Describe two negative impacts of stress on the brain.
  • Relate one physical, psychological, and behavioral cost of stress.
  • Outline three tools you can use to control stress.
  • Provide four strategies you can offer others to balance and offset stress' impact.
Intended Audience
This continuing education program is a knowledge-based activity developed to meet the educational needs of registered nurses who are interested in child and adolescent health.

John K. Kriger, BS, MSM
Kriger Consulting, Inc.

Faculty and Program Planner Disclosures
NASN must ensure that all educational session content is free of commercial bias and influence. The intent of this disclosure is to provide learners with information on which they can make their own judgments. 
The nurse planner, faculty and reviewers disclose the absence of personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this educational activity within the past 12 months.

Accreditation Statement

National Association of School Nurses is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by NASN or ANCC of any commercial products discussed in this learning activity.

Commercial Support or Grant Funding

This program did not receive commercial support or grant funding.

Instructions to Complete This CNE Activity
To receive a Certificate of Completion for this course, follow the steps below, and complete and view the full content of the program including the course evaluation.

NASN will conduct an outcome assessment of a sample of participants at a later date. Please be advised that, if you complete this course, you may be asked to participate in this outcome assessment.

Step 1: Enroll in the course through the e-commerce system. Select the Purchase button. You will be directed to the e-commerce system. The item should already be in your shopping cart (look for the shopping cart icon at the top of the e-commerce web page).  The cost for this course will be waived for NASN members during the checkout process.

Step 2: Complete and view the full content of the program. Content items are indexed at the bottom of this screen. After you enroll, you will return to this screen. The first content item will be “unlocked” so that you can begin completing the course. Subsequent items will “unlock” as you complete previous items.
Step 3: Print the certificate.