Southern Minnesota Nurses invites you to attend its annual banquet on Thursday, May 7 from 4:30–7:30 PM at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter to celebrate and honor nurses at all levels and in all settings — student nurse, LPN, RN, advanced practice, acute care, long-term care, educator, public health, et al. The evening’s activities offer you an opportunity for fun, relaxation and networking.
Come at 4:30 pm to talk with exhibitors from healthcare and nursing organizations. Sign up for door prizes. Fundraising items will also be available.
Download the brochure here for more information / registration form.
Mayo Clinic Health System is hosting an all-day conference on Friday, May 29 from 7:30 AM–4:00 PM at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato to help you learn about the assessment and treatment of depression, discover local resources at the community resource fair, and network with colleagues. Conference topics will include:
- Increasing understanding of depression etiology
- Screening for depression
- Assisting clients in developing treatment goals
- Helping clients take ownership of the change process
More information and registration form can be found in the brochure here.
Mental Health Walk
May 16, 2015
Start time: 1:00 PM
In support of NAMI Mankato (National Alliance on Mental Illness), we will walk from Grace Lutheran Church (320 East Main Street, Mankato) to Centenary United Methodist (501 South 2nd Street, Mankato). Support your community by joining us. Pizza, refreshments and stories follow the walk. Download the flyer below to help spread the word!
NAMI Walk Poster (PDF, 436KB)
The annual Southern Minnesota Nurses Expo will be held on April 23, 2015, at the Courtyard by Marriott, located at 901 Raintree Road in Mankato. Participants will be able to choose four (4) presentations to attend during the conference (7.2 CEUs). Scheduled topics include cancer, sleep, conflict resolution, back care, community health, weight loss, heart disease and more. Topics can be mixed or matched depending on interests.
The 2015 Expo brochure and registration form is available by clicking here.
The Nurses Peer Support Network (NPSNetwork) is a newly formed nonprofit organization in Minnesota for nurses who are living with the disease of addiction and seeking support in recovery and/or professional re-entry. If you are a nurse or know a nurse who is struggling with addiction or in recovery, please see the NPSNetwork website, visit their Facebook page, or download this brochure (PDF, 156KB) for more information.
Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 720 South Second Street in Mankato (map).