Strength & Resiliency: A Tactical Approach to Wellness
This workshop examines the concept of physical wellness, with special attention on challenges related to law enforcement.
Date: Dec. 10, 2019
Time: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Cost: FREE for participants from regional agencies; $50 per person for others. Lunch is provided.
CEUs: Law Enforcement CEUs
- Gain an understanding of the keys to a healthy diet, including knowledge of saturated fats and insulin resistance
- Learn practical steps to better nutrition, including healthier alternatives to the “food pyramid”
- Explore healthy exercise options, such as high intensity interval training and Cross Fit
This workshop examines the concept of physical wellness, with special attention on challenges related to law enforcement—lifestyle, stress, sleep patterns, shift work, and others. Discussion will include a range of topics, from wellness strategies and physical health to family considerations and community impact. Drawing upon his background in medicine and law enforcement/military, Dr. Nystrom offers insights on living a healthy lifestyle, coping with career-related challenges, and making diet and exercise choices.
About the leader:
Originally from Minnesota, Dr. Nystrom attended medical school at the University of Iowa and spent four years on active duty in the U.S. Navy. During his career, he has participated in Dive Medical Officer/Undersea Medical Officer training, was stationed in San Diego with Naval Special Warfare Group ONE, finished his Emergency Medicine residency at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), and completed an EMS Fellowship that included the police academy at Hennepin Technical College. He is currently an EMS medical director in the Emergency Department at HCMC, a part-time officer with the Plymouth Police Department, and an advocate for wellness among public safety personnel.
Registration deadline: Dec. 4, 2019
Check-in: 30 minutes prior to event start