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Upcoming CEUs

Mark your calendars for these opportunities for continuing education!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Chesley Center on Aging Conference
Teepa Snow “Dementia Care from Start to Finish”
South Central College

Monday, September 24, 2018

Southern Minnesota Nurses (SMN)
Dr. Jason Dauffenbach  “Updates on the Management of Acute and Chronic Pain: Opioids, Interventions and More”
Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato lower level 0308/0310

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

SCCBI Annual Psychiatric Conference
Topics:  Psychiatric update, Borderline Personality, Anxiety, Suicide
Minnesota State University, Mankato – Centennial Student Union

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Southern Minnesota Nurses Expo
Topics:  Parkinson’s, Managing Chronic Pain in the Elderly, Drug Task Force update and Trauma Informed Care
Courtyard by Marriott, Mankato

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Substance Abuse in Seniors: Identifying and Preventing

Southern Minnesota Nurses is providing the information below for those interested in attending but is not affiliated with nor endorses the individuals and organizations involved.

Substance Abuse in Seniors:
Identifying and Preventing

Wednesday, July 11
11:30am – 1:00pm
Oaklawn Rehabilitation Center
201 Oaklawn Ave
Mankato, MN 56001

Speaker: Karissa Borchert, MSW, LGSW, Community Liaison, Home Health Care, Inc.

Karissa graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and completed her Masters of Social Work (MSW) at the University of Minnesota. She has worked in a variety of social service and medical settings, most frequently with adults and elders. She also has extensive experience working with seniors facing the challenges of substance abuse and their families.

Sunflower Communities is hosting a presentation about identifying and preventing substance abuse in seniors. There is no charge and lunch is provided. In addition, 1.0 CEU is available for nurses and social workers. Space is limited, so please RSVP to Theresa Nygaard (Theresa.Nygaard@sunflowercommunities.org) as soon as possible. See the attached flyer for more information.

Flyer: Senior Substance Abuse Flyer – July 2018

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Dual Diagnosis Conference and Community Resource Fair 2016

Dual Diagnosis
Conference and Community Resource Fair

Friday, May 20, 2016
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

AmericInn Hotel and Conference Center
240 Stadium Road, Mankato, MN 56001

On Friday, May 20, the Social Services Department at Mayo Clinic Health System is hosting an all-day conference to learn about the assessment and treatment of dual diagnosis, discover local resources at the community resource fair, and network with colleagues.

Conference topics will include:

  • Understand the assessment and treatment of dual diagnosis
  • Local resources for the dual diagnosis population
  • The continuum of care for the dual diagnosis population
  • Identify the basic clinical needs of the patient with dual diagnosis

More information and the registration form are here: Dual Diagnosis 2016 flyer (PDF)

For more information, call 507-304-7034.

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