Neuro exam presentation in Mankato on October 6

Southern Minnesota Nurses Presents

Neuro Exam

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato (0308/0310 lower level hospital)
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Meal begins at 5:30, presentation begins at 6:00 p.m.

Andrew Reeves, M.D. is currently a neurologist with the Mayo Clinic Health System, Specialty Clinic, Mankato. He completed his medical training at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, along with a residency in Neurology and a Fellowship in EEG/Epilepsy at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. His certifications include being certified by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has special interests in epilepsy, autonomic disorders and syncope. His presentation will engage participants in a hands-on neuro exam.

1.2 Contact Hours provided for nursing in accordance with the Minnesota Board of Nursing requirements.

Flyer: 2016 Neuro Exam flyer

2016 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Southern Minnesota Nurses has again registered as an organization for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on October 8 at Spring Lake Park in North Mankato. Please join us and invite your friends and family to walk with us! Register online if you like or just join us on October 8. If you need more information, or if you’d like to participate but would rather not register, please email Linda so she has an idea of how many are planning to participate. Thanks!

2016 South Central Community Based Initiative Psychiatric Conference

Attached below is the brochure and registration for the 2016 South Central Community Based Initiative (SCCBI) Psychiatric Conference, “Current Trends and Topics in Adult Mental Health.” It will be held on Tuesday, October 11, at the Courtyard by Marriott in Mankato. Registration is just $99 and includes materials, light breakfast and lunch on site. The sign-up deadline is September 30.

CEUs have been applied for Boards of Behavioral Health, Psychology, Nursing, and Social Work.

For more information, please contact Sara Emich at

2016 SCCBI Psychiatric Conference brochure (PDF)

Alzheimer’s presentation in Mankato on October 27

Southern Minnesota Nurses Presents

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Oaklawn Rehab Center, 201 Oaklawn Avenue, Mankato
Meal: 5:30 p.m.
Presentation: 6:00 p.m.

Debbie Richman, BS, ACC is the VP of Education and Outreach for the Alzheimer’s Association, MN-ND. Her professional career has been focused in senior services primarily in the area of program development and education/training for staff, family and community.

This class will explore the lifestyle habits that can be adopted to help maintain or potentially improve our health. These habits may also help to keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline.

This training is sponsored by the Mankato/North Mankato ACT on Alzheimer’s initiative. While aimed at nursing, all disciplines or anyone interested is welcome to attend, with pre-registration required.

1.2 Contact Hours provided for nursing in accordance with the Minnesota Board of Nursing requirements; 1.0 clock hour for other disciplines may be submitted to the various boards.

Flyer: ACT on Alzheimer’s flyer

August 2016 SMNews is online

SMNews Logo

The August 2016 edition of SMNews, the newsletter of Southern Minnesota Nurses, is now available for download on the Newsletters page. SMN members can also watch their mailboxes for the printed version to be delivered in the next few days.