Heartbeat Recordings: Celebrating Life with Music and Recording Technology

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$30.00

Self-study. Heartbeat Recordings: Celebrating Life with Music and Recording Technology. This 3 hour course will focus the music therapy technique: heartbeat recordings. The presentation will explain implications and uses for heartbeat recordings, discuss the technology involved, and provide instruction on how attendees can implement the technique.

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Self-study. Heartbeat Recordings: Celebrating Life with Music and Recording Technology. This 3 hour course will focus the music therapy technique: heartbeat recordings. The presentation will explain implications and uses for heartbeat recordings, discuss the technology involved, and provide instruction on how attendees can implement the technique.    3 Credits

The course is presented as a video based presentation that requires you to watch the video presentation then take a post test at the end of the course for final evaluation.

PDF handouts will be provided for you to print off, use and keep.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  1. Course Opening – “Housekeeping” 10min
  2. Course overview and introduction 20min
  3. Heartbeat Recordings 110min
    1. History behind the heartbeat recording technique
    2. Demonstration of heartbeat recordings- Two examples, brief explanation of process/patient story, and listening time
    3. Presenting the heartbeat recording to family- song choice (example of common songs) verses improv
    4. How to record a heartbeat- equipment, taking recording, infection control, editing
    5. How to add the music- Song accompaniment, time signature, tempo
    6. Presenting the finished heartbeat recording project to family- Patient info release
    7. Implementing this new technique into your space- getting staff on board, referrals, advertising
    8. Acknowledgement of self-care when working in end-of-life environments
    9. Other implications for heartbeat recordings- songwriting, maternal sound simulation
    10. Conclusion- Reflections, questions, etc.
  4. Post Test 10min

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Credits

3