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2015 UPCOMING SPRING PROGRAMS

HEALTH INFORMATICS TRI-STATE SUMMIT

SAVE the DATE:  2NDANNUAL Health Informatics Tri-state Summit

The second Annual Health Informatics Tri-state Summit (HITS), whose overall theme is “Engaged Patients, Engaged Providers”, will focus on the cutting edge health information and innovative solutions needed to take healthcare delivery to the next level. National experts will share emerging health information technology trends and information to prepare health professionals to implement effective health informatics strategies in their individual professional practice and their organization.   

Target Audience:  Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, informaticists, technologists, and others whose practice utilizes or is related to health informatics, including professionals in information technology, management and students.

 Topics:

-        Consumer perspective on healthcare consumer     

-        Healthcare social media and professionalism

-        Managing medications through informatics

-        Ways to keep you, me, and the computer from becoming a crowd

-        Patient engagement and remote care in the home

-        The future of healthcare and where technology can take us

Plenary Speakers:

Pat Mastors, President and Co-Founder, Patient Voice Institute

Lee A. Aase, Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, Minneapolis, MN

Bill Hersh, MD, Professor and Chair of Medical Informatics, Oregon Health & Science University

Brian Norris, CEO & Cofounder of Social Health Insights LLC, Fishers, IN

 

Date & Time: Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana, University Center

Registration Fee: $125, $100 for HIMSS members, $15 for students, if registering by January 14; thereafter, $145; $30 for students. (Includes lunch) Course Number: HPR870

Contact Hours: 6.25 for nurses, physicians, CPHIMS, and Indiana health professionals

 

Accreditation Statements:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of St. Mary’s Medical Center CME Department, the University of Southern Indiana, and Indiana HIMSS.  St. Mary’s Medical Center is accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 St. Mary’s Medical Center designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.25 Category 1 credits towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

 University of Southern Indiana College of Nursing and Health Professions is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 Request for approval for continuing education credits from CPHIMS has been made.

12th ANNUAL NURSING LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Pam Beitlich, MSN, ARNP, RN will present this one-day conference. With more than 30 years of experience in patient care, medical staff relations and nursing administration, Pam Beitlich is a talented speaker and facilitator who adds instant credibility and value to every presentation she delivers. Her comprehensive hospital background, including work as a former emergency department nurse and nursing administrator (in many different roles) gives Pam an immediate “in” with healthcare groups interested in creating change.  Her achievements as a Studer Group coach include the kind of results that make people sit up and listen, raising patient and staff satisfaction, while reducing turnover and improving quality metrics. Opening the conference and providing insight regarding the patient experience is Regina Holliday, patient advocate, activist, artist, speaker and author, often found at health conferences painting the content she hears from the patient view. This conference is co-provided with the Indiana Organization of Nurse Executives (IONE), St. Mary’s Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, and the University of Evansville.

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 1, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: University Center, University of Southern Indiana

Registration Fee: $100, $80 for IONE Members, and $15 for students registering by March 26; thereafter, $115, $95 for IONE members, $25 for students. Refreshments, lunch, and materials included.

Contact Hours: 6 for nurses and health facility administrators

Course Number: HPR803

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,March 14, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 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

Registration information brochure

 


 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, March 14, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 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

Registration information brochure

Check back for further details on the following programs!

 

RESEARCH AND HEALTH CARE ISSUES CONFERENCE

MIDWEST CARE COORDINATION CONFERENCE

ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING SYMPOSIUM 

INSTITUTE FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG STUDIES

 


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