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Holistic Care Webinar: Introduction to Clinical Hypnosis - Strategies and Skills for Stress Reduction and Improved Communication

Hypnosis has been used in health care for centuries and yet remains misunderstood and underutilized. In this session, you will learn about the history of clinical hypnosis and how you already use it in your practice. We will also discuss effective and easy to use strategies and tools to reduce your baseline stress and improve overall communication.

Activity Date:
Start Date:   April 22, 2021
End Date:  April 22, 2024
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  • Karen Gray CH, RN

    Bio: Karen Gray CH, RN, has fifteen years experience as an RN, including three years in an acute care setting, two years in institutional nursing, five years in long-term care, and three years in community nursing. She has been practicing Clinical Hypnosis for five years in a private practice setting specializing in stress reduction and management of chronic pain. Karen teaches courses in stress management for individuals and professionals, Principles of Hypnotic Pain Management for Healthcare Providers, and Practical Self Hypnosis.

There is no fee for this activity, but to receive contact hours you must register online and complete the online Attestation and Evaluation form (you must register to access this form).

Learning Outcome

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to describe how use of hypnosis can enhance the overall patient experience.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 1.33 contact hours.

Requirements for Successful Completion

Dartmouth-Hitchcock will award contact hour(s) for successful completion. In order to receive full contact hour credit for this Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activity, you must:

  • View the entire presentation 
  • Complete the online Attestation of Attendance & Evaluation Form (you must register to access).

The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have reported NO financial interest or relationship* with various companies. There were no individuals in a position to control the content that refused to disclose.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

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Provider Contact Information

Provider contact information for questions of the activity or regarding accreditation: 

Director of Continuing Nursing Education, Center for Nursing Excellence
Center for Learning and Professional Development
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

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