Happiness - CHES633

Happiness

The Evidence Behind the Emotion

by Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre, MSN, RN, ANEF
CHES633
(4.4 / 391 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

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Summary:

Many patients and healthcare providers haven’t thought much about the concept of happiness. They want to be happy, but they’re not quite sure what it is nor what they can do to be happier. Yet a sense of happiness and well-being has been linked to improved health and longevity. Knowing how to manage life’s circumstances to feel happier can improve physical and psychological health. This module examines the science of happiness and reviews some of the studies done by positive psychologists and organizations dedicated to improving world happiness. It also explains the physiological changes the body experiences with happiness and gives evidence-based strategies for improving happiness and sense of well-being.

Objectives:

The goal of this program is to provide healthcare professionals with information about the science of happiness, including evidence-based strategies for improving well-being. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define happiness, positive psychology and well-being
  • State three physiological and three psychological benefits of happiness
  • Describe four evidence-based strategies for increasing happiness
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, health educators, fitness professionals, occupational therapists, dietitians, respiratory therapists and social workers.
 
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.

Course Originally Released on: 7/11/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 8/17/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 8/17/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Alyssa M - Chesapeake, VA  ·  Jul 26, 2019
Very informative. Great information. Easy to understand and very helpful.
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Nicholas M - Newport News, VA  ·  Jul 17, 2019
This course was enlightening and I learned things that I have not learned before reviewing this information.
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Chris F - Brevard, NC  ·  May 04, 2019
This is a very interesting article with some simple steps to improving approach to every day happiness increases
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Mary Jo G - Columbia, SC  ·  Dec 31, 2018
good review of the research exploring the benefits of happiness.
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DORTHEA L - Columbia, SC  ·  Dec 28, 2018
It was a great course.
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