12th ANNUAL PHARMACOLOGY UPDATE FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES
This one day program focuses on updating clinical pharmacology knowledge. Appropriate for advance practice nurses in clinic and acute care settings, sessions will provide participants an opportunity to review new therapies entering the market during the past year, including a review of the pharmacology and clinical use of select new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from October 2014 to September 2015. Additionally, a review of the updated clinical guidelines for treatment of common chronic diseases will be provided. Trish Rippito-Freeman, PhD, RPh clinical associate professor and director of Professional Practice Programs at the University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy will present the conference. All contact hours apply for pharmacology continuing education requirements for the renewal of the advanced practice nurse prescriptive authority license in Indiana.
Date & Time: Friday, September 25, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: University Center, Carter Hall
Registration Fee: $105, $15 for undergraduate students, and $50 for graduate students until September 11; thereafter $125, $35 for undergraduate students, and $70 for graduate students
Contact Hours: 6.25 for nurses
Course Number: HPR809
HEALING TOUCH LEVELS 1 AND 2
The University of Southern Indiana will present Healing Touch Level I and Healing Touch Level II in October. A multi-level course of study, 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 health care.
Each level will meet from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 17 and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 18 at USI. Both levels are an approved course of study of the Healing Touch International. Inc. Healing Touch Certificate Program.
HEALING TOUCH LEVEL I
Course Number: HPR805
Instructed by Victoria Slater, Ph.D., RN, CHTI, HNC Healing Touch Level I is the first course in the study toward a certificate in Healing Touch. It 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.
HEALING TOUCH LEVEL II
Course Number: HPR806
This is the second course in the study toward a certificate in Healing and is for students who have completed Level I and wish to increase breadth and depth in the study of Healing Touch. Instructed by Bonnie Johnson, MS, RN, CHTI, the content will include 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.
Nurses and massage therapists who attend the program will receive 18 contact hours. More information on Healing Touch can be found online.
Date & Time:Each level will meet from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 17 and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 18.
Location: University Center
Registration Fee: Registration is $250 ($225 for AHNA or HRI members) per level when paid registrations are received by Friday, October 3. Thereafter, registration will be $325 ($300 for AHNA or HTI members).
Contact Hours: AHNA, NCBTMB, CA Board Registered Nursing: 18 contact hours
Registrations can be completed online or by calling 812-464-1989 or 800-467-8600.
20th 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. 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 21, 2015
Location: University Center, Carter Hall
Registration Fee: $105, $15 for undergraduate students, and $50 for graduate students registering by October 7; thereafter, $125, $30 for undergraduate students, and $65 for graduate students. Click here for online registration form.
Contact Hours: TBA for nurses and for the following professionals licensed in Indiana: social workers, health facility administrators, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants and dental professionals
Call for Abstracts: Click here for Submission Guidelines and forms. Deadline for submission is May 11, 2015 by 11:59 p.m.
**All handouts will be available only electronically and will be made available two days before the conference**