2016 AAPB Webinar 7: Part 3: BCIA Biofeedback Exam Review Webinar Series on Instrumentation and A&P
Presented by Rick Harvey, PhD, Associate Professor, San Francisco State University
No CEU's available for this recording.
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This workshop is for people preparing to take the BCIA Biofeedback exam. Attendees must have already taken a training course in general biofeedback as this workshop is only intended to cover topics with wish people have the most difficulty. The workshop will spend about 2 hours on the basics of instrumentation and biofeedback techniques and 1 hours on anatomy and physiology.
Professionals who complete this webinar will gain:
- Explain the basic concepts of and equipment used for peripheral biofeedback including muscle tension, temperature, heart rate, sweating, capnometry, and respiration.
- Explain the basic concepts of providing a useful biofeedback display.
- Explain how to recognize and troubleshoot common signal artifacts.
- Be aware of key aspects of anatomy and physiology related to providing biofeedback.
Prerequisites: None. Advance preparation is not required.
Richard A. Sherman, PhD areas of interest, spanning over thirty-five years of research, teaching, and clinical work in psychophysiology, include elucidating mechanisms and treatments for phantom limb pain, determining the effectiveness of pulsed electromagnetic fields for treatment of migraine headaches, and describing relationships between changes in muscle tension and pain. This basic and applied research has led to over 140 publications including books, chapters, and peer reviewed articles. He is currently Director of the Behavioral Medicine Research and Training Foundation and Director Psychophysiology at Saybrook University. He has held numerous leadership positions within professional societies including president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.