Play and the Brain: Why Play Matters to Your Gray Matter is organized by ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC and wiill be held from May 12, 2018 - Oct 01, 2020.
The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, health care professionals, and interested individuals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour.
“Act like a child” is probably not a phrase that is on the top of anyone’s mind. Yet, researchers are discovering that there are many health benefits to rediscovering our inner child. Play is vital to who we are as human beings and it is an essential component of a healthy life. Play is present in all mammals including human beings. In human beings, it is equally important for children as it is for adults. While childishness is not desirable, being “childlike” is.
The outcome of this course is for the learner to examine the impact that play has on the brain and overall well-being. This course discusses the importance of play in human development; discusses the qualities and characteristics of play; explores the types of play and play personalities; identifies the health benefits of play; and lists ways to incorporate play into everyday life.
Course Objectives are :
• Describe the importance of play in human development.
• Explain the key characteristics of play and their relationship to brain health.
• Discuss types of play.
• Describe the categories of play personalities.
• Identify the health benefits of play, including the effects of play on the brain.
• List ways to incorporate play into everyday life.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.