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Mark your 2020 calendars!

Southern Minnesota Nurses Events 2020

Watch for flyers/brochures for the following events after the first of the year:

Tuesday, April 14
New Ulm Medical Center, Auditorium 2
Presentation by Dr. Grace Ouyang

Tuesday, April 28
Location TBD
Join us for an evening with Julie Hawker, where she will share how she has partnered with community champions to develop unique programs that are meeting the needs of the immigrant and refugee communities. Learn about the statistics and the history of secondary resettlements in the greater Mankato area, along with the critical role of Community Health Workers and how they help the newcomers navigate the health system, in addition to housing, food access, and transportation. Julie will also share how cross-cultural friendships can greatly improve mental health for all involved by eliminating isolation in older adults.

Tuesday, May 12
Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter
9th annual Nurses Week Banquet – “A night for celebrating nurses”

Save the Date: 2020 APNA Minnesota Chapter Conference

The following information is provided for your convenience. APNA Minnesota Chapter is not affiliated with nor endorsed by Southern Minnesota Nurses.

Mark your calendars for next year’s APNA Minnesota Chapter Conference!

APNA Minnesota Chapter Conference 2020
April 24-25, 2020
PrairieCare Institute
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Minnesota Chapter of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association is planning on offering the APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention on April 24 and the Chapter Conference on April 25. More information will follow in the new year. We hope to see you there!

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Post expires at 6:00 PM on Saturday, April 25th, 2020.

2020 Pain Management Conference: Save the date!

UPDATE: The 2020 Pain Management Conference is being postponed until the fall due to lack of speaker availability. Please check back periodically for updates.

Mark your calendars! Advanced Pain Management invites you to the annual Pain Management Conference, which will be held on March 24, 2020, at the Courtyard by Marriott in Mankato. Presenters will be Dr. Ifechi Anyadioha and Ruth Vortherms, CNP from Advanced Pain Management. For more info call Ashley Brown at 262-402-7886 or email ashley.brown@apmhealth.com.

Download the attached flyer (below) to share with others.

Trauma-Informed Care Presentation from SMN Expo 2019

Below you can download a PDF of the presentation on trauma-informed care from Southern Minnesota Expo 2019 by Lindsay Anderson, MS, PMHCNS-BC.

Post expires at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, December 31st, 2019.

SMN Presents “Seizures – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 – 5:30-7:30pm

New Ulm Medical Center
Auditorium 2  (Third Floor)
New Ulm, MN 
(use the main entrance of the hospital r/t construction)

5:30 p.m.   Light supper/lemonade provided for all
6:00 p.m.   Presentation

Speaker:  Andrew Reeves, MD
Dr. Andrew Reeves is currently a neurologist with Allina Healthcare.  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 Board certified by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.   He has special interests in epilepsy, autonomic disorders and syncope.

Tonight’s presentation will focus on identifying different types of seizures and differentiation between seizures and pseudo-seizures.

1.5 Contact Hours provided for nursing in accordance with the Minnesota Board of Nursing requirements.  Other disciplines may submit to their boards for (1.5) contact hours.  

Pre-registration is required so that enough food and handouts are available. The meal and CEUs will be provided for all at no cost to those who have pre-registered.

Download the form below for registration and additional information.

Post expires at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019.