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USI's College of Nursing and Health Professions  provides accredited professional development opportunities for health professionals through continuing education conferences and workshops. The College is dedicated to providing quality programming to assist the busy health professional in enhancing knowledge, skills, and professional competencies.

Upcoming Events

19th ANNUAL NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATOR CONFERENCE

This is a one-day conference for educators of health professionals in academic and healthcare settings to improve their educational methodology and teaching in their current practice. Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing, director of Evaluation and Educational Research at Duke University School of Nursing, will present a morning of Best Practices in Health Professional Education including evidence-based approaches, educational research, qualities of effective teachers, deliberate practice, clinical evaluation, education-service partnerships, student evaluation of teaching and the scholarship of teaching, teaching methods and course delivery including lecture, online course design, MOOCs, team-based learning, flipping the classroom, simulation, and interprofessional education. Oral and poster presentations selected from a Call for Abstracts will provide concurrent sessions on innovative teaching strategies, projects, or research in educating healthcare professionals.

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Location: University Center, Carter Hall
Registration Fee: $105, $15 for undergraduate students, and $50 for graduate students until October 8; thereafter $125, $35 for undergraduate students, and $65 for graduate students.
Contact Hours: TBA for nurses and Indiana social workers, health facility administrators, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants and dental professionals
Course Number: HPR800

 **All handouts will be available  only electronically and will be made available two days before the conference**

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HEALING TOUCH LEVEL 1

The Healing Touch Certificate Program is a multi-level course of study in energy-based therapy that moves from beginning to advanced practitioner and is complementary to heath care. This first course in the study toward a certificate in Healing Touch is designed for nurses, physicians, health care practitioners, and interested laypersons and includes the basics of the Chakra and energy systems, centering, intervention techniques to help with specific physical and emotional problems and the personal development of the healer. This course is an approved course of study of the Healing Beyond Borders Healing Touch Certificate Program. For more information about Healing Touch, go to www.HealingBeyondBorders.org

Instructor: Victoria Slater, Ph.D., RN, CHTI, HNC  
Date & Time: Saturday, October 25, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, October 26, 9 a.m. -6 p.m. 

Location: University Center 

Registration Fee: $250, ($225 for AHNA or HTI member), if paying by October10; thereafter $325 ($300 for AHNA or HTI member)  
Contact Hours: 18 for nurses and massage therapists 
Course Number: HPR805

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 HEALING TOUCH LEVEL 2

The Healing Touch Certificate Program is a multi-level course of study in energy-based therapy that moves from beginning to advanced practitioner and is complementary to heath care. This is the second course in the study toward a certificate in Healing and is for students who have completed Level 1 and wish to increase breadth and depth in the study of Healing Touch. The content includes an intake interview, back techniques and a one-hour healing sequence. Emphasis in the experiential learning is on developing healing sequences for specific client needs. This course is an approved course of study of the Healing Beyond Borders Healing Touch Certificate Program. For more information about Healing Touch, go to www.HealingBeyondBorders.org

Instructor: Bonnie Johnson, MS, RN, CHTI
Date & Time: Saturday, October 25, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, October 26, 9 a.m. -6 p.m.
Location: University Center 
Registration Fee: $250, ($225 for AHNA or HTI member), if paying by October 10; thereafter $325 ($300 for AHNA or HTI member) 

Contact Hours: 18 for nurses and massage therapists
Course Number: HPR806

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