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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:  https://www.mnsu.edu/continuinged/dementia/

Opportunities for Nursing Professionals

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing has shared a number upcoming opportunities for nursing professional. SMN does not endorse or sponsor these, but we’re happy to pass them along for your consideration.


Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Conference
June 7-9, 2017 | The Commons Hotel, Minneapolis

The conference brings together professionals from nursing practice, education, research, policy and industry to develop and implement a national plan of action to ensure nursing data are captured in electronic health records and that the data are available in sharable, comparable formats for research. The preconference on June 7 will teach participants about using nursing data for big data science and the role it plays in the global agenda for improving health and health care.

Doctoral Information Session
June 7, 5-6 p.m. | Online

Learn more about the Doctor of Nursing Practice and PhD programs at this School of Nursing during this webinar. Also offered June 20, July 10, July 26 and Aug. 10.

Introductory Workshops in Clinical Hypnosis
June 8-10 | Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Plymouth

This workshop will offer responsive instruction on the theory and applications of hypnosis in a clinical setting. Up to 20.25 American Nurses Credentialing Center contact hours offered.

Advanced Workshops in Clinical Hypnosis
June 8-10 | Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Plymouth

This workshop will discuss the role that hypnosis can play in facilitating attachment repair in patients with developmental arrests in self-regulation and identity formation. Up to 17 ANCC contact hours offered.

Integrative Health and Healing DNP Information Session
June 13, 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Online

Learn about the Integrative Health and Healing specialty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at this webinar. Also offered Aug. 1.

International Relationship-Based Care Symposium
June 19-23 | Hilton, Minneapolis

Join experts in compassionate care, leadership and organized development to identify strategies to improve interprofessional collaboration. Learn practical tools and actions to achieve committed partnerships, cross-departmental teamwork and cultural transformation. ANCC contact hours offered.

Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner DNP Information Session
July 11, 6-7 p.m. | Online

Learn more about the Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at this webinar. Also offered July 20, Aug. 9, Sept. 7 and Sept. 20.

Health Innovation & Leadership DNP Information Session
July 15, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Online

Learn more about the Health Innovation & Leadership specialty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at this webinar. Also offered Sept. 12 and Oct. 10.

Doctoral Programs Open House
July 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. University of Minnesota Rochester

Learn more about the Doctor of Nursing Practice and PhD programs at this open house in Rochester.

Summer Institute in Adolescent Health
July 24-27 | Ties Conference Center, Falcon Heights

Birds, Bees, and Ongoing Buzz: Families Talking with Teens about Sexuality will discuss how youth-family connections and communication are keys to young people’s healthy sexual decision-making.

Lillehei Symposium: Progress in Cardiovascular Care
Sept. 7-8 | The Commons Hotel, Minneapolis

Gain practical knowledge of managing patients with a variety of cardiac diseases at this symposium through lectures by experts and interactive case discussions. Up to 16.25 ANCC contact hours offered.

Care Across the Continuum: A Trauma and Critical Care Conference
Sept. 22, 7:15 a.m.-4 p.m. | Crowne Plaza Hotel, Plymouth

Hear about new research findings and updates to standard-of-care guidelines that will improve the care and outcomes of those critically ill and injured. ANCC contact hours offered.