Category Archives: Archived Posts

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2019 National Nurses Week Banquet to be held in May

Southern Minnesota Nurses’ annual National Nurses Week Banquet is fast approaching. We’ll be at Gustavus Adolphus College again this year. The event kicks off on May 9 at 4:30 PM in the Jackson Campus Center on the GAC campus (map). For more information, including the registration form, please download the brochure below. See you there!

Location
Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 4:30–7:30 PM
Gustavus Adolphus College, Jackson Campus Center
800 W. College Avenue, St. Peter, MN (map)

Post expires at 8:00pm on Thursday May 9th, 2019.

2019 Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser scheduled for March 24

The 2019 SMN Bowl-A-Thon annual fundraiser is scheduled for Sunday, March 24, 2019, to raise money for Connections Ministry and VINE’s Diversity Program. It will again be held at Victory Bowl at 203 S. Victory Drive on the Mankato hilltop.

Cost is $25 per individual (4-5 individuals per team), which includes two games of bowling with shoes, snacks and eligibility for door prizes. Friends and family members are welcome to participate. Please register by March 15 to reserve your preferred time.

For more information and to register, download the attached flyer (link below). A cover letter and donation receipt form are also available for download below.

Downloads

Post expires at 8:00pm on Sunday March 24th, 2019.

Fall 2018 Southern Minnesota Nurses Expo

Registration is now open for the Fall 2018 Southern Minnesota Nurses Expo, which will be held on October 30 from 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM at the Courtyard by Marriott Conference Center in Mankato. The Expo brochure, which includes registration information, is below.

This year’s presentations include the following (subject to change):

  • Parkinson’s: The Basics and Beyond
    Andrew Reeves, M.D.
  • Managing Chronic Pain in the Elderly
    Ruth Vortherms, RNP, FNP
  • Current Drug Trends Update
    Lt. Jeff Wersal, Commander, Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force
  • Trauma Informed Care
    Lindsay Anderson, PMHCNS-BC

A discounted rate for registration is available until October 16. If you pay by check ahead of time, please indicate somewhere on the form whether you want your check deposited right away or held until the event. (If nothing is noted to the contrary, we will deposit checks on receipt.) 7.2 CEUs (nursing) or 6 clock hours (other disciplines) are available.

Post expires at 4:00pm on Tuesday October 30th, 2018.

7th Annual SCCBI Mental Health Conference

South Central Community Based Initiative (SCCBI) is hosting its 7th annual mental health conference on Tuesday, October 2, at Minnesota State University, Mankato. This year’s theme is “See the Forest for the Trees: Theoretical Framework and Practical Approaches for Suicide, Anxiety, and Character Pathology.” Dr. Michael Farnsworth will be the keynote speaker. For more information, please see the attached brochure below.

Post expires at 6:00pm on Tuesday October 2nd, 2018.

2018 Dementia Care Conference

Chesley Center on Aging and
Minnesota State University, Mankato present

2018 Dementia Care from Start to Finish

Featuring Teepa Snow

Thursday, September 20, 2018
8:30 AM–3:30 PM

South Central College Conference Center
1920 Lee Boulevard, North Mankato, MN 56003

Teepa is an occupational therapist working as a dementia care and dementia education specialist. She has over 33 years of clinical experience in the field of geriatrics and dementia care, as well as having provided care to family members with dementing illnesses. Currently, she has an independent practice as well as clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing and UNC-CH School of Medicine. She provides interactive and creative educational and practical hands-on training sessions to organizations and providers throughout the US and Canada. She has been actively involved in teaching and clinical research projects throughout her practice career.

CEUs are available for multiple disciplines including Nursing, Social Work, Nursing Home Administration, Speech and Language Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation, and more.

For more info or to register online:  www.mnsu.edu/continuinged/dementia/

Post expires at 4:00pm on Thursday September 20th, 2018.