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Southern Minnesota Nurses Events 2020

Out of an abundance of caution and concern re: COVID-19, the events below will be postponed until the fall. Please keep an eye on the website for updates as more information becomes available.

Tuesday, April 14 – 5:30-7:30 PM
New Ulm Medical Center, Auditorium 2
“What to do about Painful Flatfeet in Children and Adults”

Grace Ouyang, DPM is a podiatrist at New Ulm Medical Center. She is a Board Certified in American Board of Podiatric Medicine, Associate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics. Tonight’s presentation will focus on the treatment of flatfeet in children and adults.

1.25 Contact Hours provided for nursing in accordance with the Minnesota Board of Nursing requirements.  Other disciplines may submit to their boards for (1.25) contact hours.

Tuesday, April 28 – 5:30-7:30 PM
Jake’s Stadium Pizza, 330 Stadium Road, Mankato, MN 56001
“A Newcomer’s Journey – How Care and Compassion can Positively Impact the Life of a Person with Refugee or Immigrant Status”

Join us for an evening with Julie Hawker and Habiba Rashid, where Julie will share how she has partnered with community champions to develop unique programs that are meeting the needs of the immigrant and refugee communities and Habiba will share about the work her organization is doing in the area. 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.

1.25 Contact Hours provided for nursing in accordance with the Minnesota Board of Nursing requirements.  Other disciplines may submit to their boards for (1.25) contact hours.

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