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Fall 2018 Southern Minnesota Nurses Expo

Registration is now open for the Fall 2018 Southern Minnesota Nurses Expo, which will be held on October 30 from 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM at the Courtyard by Marriott Conference Center in Mankato. The Expo brochure, which includes registration information, is below.

This year’s presentations include the following (subject to change):

  • Parkinson’s: The Basics and Beyond
    Andrew Reeves, M.D.
  • Managing Chronic Pain in the Elderly
    Ruth Vortherms, RNP, FNP
  • Current Drug Trends Update
    Lt. Jeff Wersal, Commander, Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force
  • Trauma Informed Care
    Lindsay Anderson, PMHCNS-BC

A discounted rate for registration is available until October 16. If you pay by check ahead of time, please indicate somewhere on the form whether you want your check deposited right away or held until the event. (If nothing is noted to the contrary, we will deposit checks on receipt.) 7.2 CEUs (nursing) or 6 clock hours (other disciplines) are available.

This post will be archived on Tuesday October 30th, 2018 at 4:00pm.

2017 South Central Community Based Initiative Psychiatric Conference

Attached below is the brochure and registration for the 2017 South Central Community Based Initiative (SCCBI) Psychiatric Conference, “Current Trends and Topics in Adult Mental Health.” It will be held on Tuesday, October 10, at the Courtyard by Marriott in Mankato. Registration is just $99 and includes materials, light breakfast and lunch on site. The sign-up deadline is September 30.

CEUs have been applied for Boards of Behavioral Health, Psychology, Nursing, and Social Work.

For more information, please contact Jamie Grohman at Jamie.Grohman@blueearthcountymn.gov.

2017 SCCBI Psychiatric Conference brochure (PDF)

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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.

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2016 South Central Community Based Initiative Psychiatric Conference

Attached below is the brochure and registration for the 2016 South Central Community Based Initiative (SCCBI) Psychiatric Conference, “Current Trends and Topics in Adult Mental Health.” It will be held on Tuesday, October 11, at the Courtyard by Marriott in Mankato. Registration is just $99 and includes materials, light breakfast and lunch on site. The sign-up deadline is September 30.

CEUs have been applied for Boards of Behavioral Health, Psychology, Nursing, and Social Work.

For more information, please contact Sara Emich at Sara.Emich@blueearthcountymn.gov.

2016 SCCBI Psychiatric Conference brochure (PDF)

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