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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 5:54pm on Friday September 6th, 2019.

Boomers & Beyond: 9th Annual Saint Peter Senior Expo

Stop by the Saint Peter Community Center (201 S. Washington Avenue) on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 2-5 PM for the 9th annual Saint Peter Senior Expo. There will be vendors, health and hearing screenings, music and more! See the attached flyer for more information.

Post expires at 12:33pm on Tuesday August 20th, 2019.

Camp Sweet Life opportunities

Camp Sweet Life Adventures, a summer camp for children with Type 1 diabetes, has a couple opportunities coming up that may be of interest to Southern Minnesota Nurses members:

  • On April 27, Dr. Rachel Singh (Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic Health System) and Traverse Counseling and Consulting will be presenting information for families of children with Type 1 diabetes at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota. The session runs from 2-4 PM. Student nurses from Minnesota State University, Mankato will also be on site for activities with the kids. See the flyer below for more information.
  • Camp Sweet Life Adventures is looking for staff for the summer camp, which runs from August 4-8. Training will be August 2-3. In addition to camp counselors, they also need medical staff, including nurses. See the flyer below for more information.

Post expires at 4:00pm on Thursday August 1st, 2019.

Undies for Everyone – Hurricane Harvey

Southern Minnesota Nurses is collecting new, unopened underwear to be sent to Texas for use by victims of Hurricane Harvey. Donations will be sent to an organization called Undies for Everyone for distribution. They anticipate that there will be a need and are planning for distribution through the end of the year. All sizes for men, women and children are needed.

Donations will be accepted at meetings and drop-off locations through November 2 at the SMN Nurses Expo. Drop-off locations are to be determined. For more information, contact Pat Shortall at 507-327-6907.

Post expires at 8:00pm on Thursday November 2nd, 2017.

Get out your 2017 calendars and mark these events!

Mark your calendars for these events that are coming up in 2017! More details will be posted when they are available.

  • March 5: SMN’s annual Bowl-A-Thon
    • Flyer and details coming soon!
  • April 18-20: 71st Annual LPN Conference in Saint Cloud
  • April 27: SMN’s annual Nurses Expo
  • May 9: Nurses Week Banquet (note change of date)
    • Details TBA

 

Post expires at 12:00pm on Monday May 1st, 2017.