Candace Bloomquist, PhD
Candace Bloomquist, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in Creighton University’s Ed.D. in Interdisciplinary Leadership Program. Her passion for and commitment to health for all is a constant goal. She believes in thinking differently, challenging the status quo, and reaching for opportunities. She has served as a health educator in the Health Promotion Department at the Saskatoon Health Region, a regional health authority in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She also served in the non-profit arena at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan as a community action specialist and served in the U.S. Army as a medical laboratory technician.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
If Your Compassion Does Not Include Yourself, it is Incomplete: A Mindfulness, Meditation, and Yoga Course for Healthcare Professionals
When a healthcare professional makes a mistake, either real or perceived, what does their inner voice say? For many healthcare professionals, their inner voice can be unhealthy and detrimental to achieving the Quadruple Aim of Healthcare. Without an improved clinical experience on the healthcare professional side, the three other patient-centric aspects will not reach full potential. Most healthcare professionals would find it unconscionable to talk to others the way they talk to themselves. Therefore, the purpose of our course within the Medical School’s humanities elective track was to…