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MississippiWestberg 2014

Westberg Symposium - Stronger Together

DATE: April 24-27, 2014

LOCATION: Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center, Olive Branch, MS

PURPOSE: The event will provide opportunities for the exchange of innovative ideas, demonstrate models of faith community nursing, and explore the roles of faith communities in the evolving health care system.

MORE INFORMATION OR REGISTER ONLINE: Westberg 2014 Conference

 

 

Minnesota5th Annual Healthcare Seminar

Promoting Christian Leadership in Healthcare

DATE: Saturday, April 26, 2014

LOCATION: Hosanna Lutheran Church, 9600 163rd St. W., Lakeville, MN 55044 (www.hosannalc.org)

REGISTRATION:  8:00 AM
SEMINAR: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

GUEST SPEAKER: Kamalini Kumar, PhD, RN Director of Clinical & Professional Development, Mercy Medical Center in Clinton, Iowa.  Kamalini is an inspiring national and international speaker on a variety of issues in professional nursing and leadership.  She is the immediate past president of Nurses Christian Fellowship International.

SPECIAL MUSIC: Chris Greseth, Worship Pastor, Hosanna!

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  1. Discuss the influence of worldview on nursing leadership styles.
  2. Contrast Jesus’ example of servant leadership with other nursing leadership styles
  3. Develop strategies to become a servant leader in nursing with a Christian worldview
  4. Describe the nurse leader’s role in providing spiritual care to patients with diverse belief systems.

COST: $30 Healthcare Professionals, $20 Students (Includes breakfast and 3.4 contact hours for MN CE credit)

REGISTER ONLINE: www.hosannalc.org

MORE INFORMATION: Contact Kellie Walia at kelliew@hosannalc.org or 952-898-9287


 

ArizonaIWMC 2014

International Wholistic Missions Conference

DATE: April 30-May 2, 2014

LOCATION: Peoria, AZ

This is a major international conference connecting, educating, and equipping churches and organizations for integral ministries that transform lives, families, and communities through the power of the Gospel of Jesus. There will be 56 workshops grouped in eight different tracks.

More Information.

 

Joy Starts Here for NursesNorth Carolina

Charlotte-Area Nurses Christian Fellowship (NCF) invites Nurses to celebrate National Nurses Week with Joy!

Joy Starts Here!  For Nurses

Description:  Come and learn how relational joy (the experience of God and others being glad to be with me) allows us to serve others with excellence.  In this talk we’ll explore how we can harness relational joy to empower our lives both personally and professionally.

Date:  Monday, May 5, 2014

Time:  7:00-9:00 pm (6:30 pm doors open)

Location:  Crossroads Church, 220 George W. Liles Parkway, Concord, NC 28027

Speaker:  Ed Khouri along with his wife Maritza Khouri are cofounders of Equipping Hearts, a non-profit organization that provides support for those in recovery from trauma, painful relationships and substance abuse as well as training for counselors and other helping professionals.  Ed has taught classes for helping professionals, counselors, pastors, church workers and students from 70 nations. He recently co-authored “Joy Starts Here: the Transformation Zone” a book that connects the ancient truths of the Bible to the latest discoveries in brain science and shows how human beings are inherently wired for joy.

No pre-registration is necessary.

For more information contact Colleen.

 

Rooted 2014 CCHF Conference

Georgia

“Rooted” - CCHF Conference

DATE: May 8-10, 2014

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

The mission of CCHF is to educate, encourage and equip Christians to live out the gospel through healthcare among the poor.

More Information available soon.

 

 

Congratulations You Are a NurseColorado

Congratulations You Are a Nurse—Now What?

Date:  Saturday, May 17, 2014

Location:  Inner City Health Clinic, 3840 York St. Suite 100, Denver CO 80205 

Registration and information: Write to rockymountainncf@gmail.com by May 15, 2014 to register. Conference is compliments of Denver Area NCF.

Program: 9:00 am – 12 noon. Please arrive prior to 9 to check in.

The program will assist new graduate nurses to transition into the role of professional nurse. Important issues and concerns that new graduates experience during their crucial first year of practice will be presented, including creating your own mission statement, providing spiritual care, and making your first mistake.  Don’t miss this opportunity to be mentored by experienced and caring professional nurses.

Speakers:

Sue Lehman RN, MSN, CFNP, Nurse Practitioner at Inner City Health Center
Judy Crewell PhD, RN, CNE, Associate Professor at Regis University
Chauna Hall RN, BSN, Behavior Health Nurse for RISE Forensic Psychiatric Competency  Restoration Program
Wanda Wofford RN, Pediatric Clinical Nurse
Mary Pat Szutenbach, PhD, RN, CNS, Associate Professor at Regis University

 

Indiana

Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference

4th Biennial - Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference

WHO:Nursing educators, clinicians, students and researchers
WHEN:June 16-19, 2014
WHERE:Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana
WHY:So that you can make a personal impact on the nursing profession

MORE INFORMATION and REGISTER ONLINE: 2014 Innovations conference website

Download Conference flyer (PDF)

The June 2014 Innovations conference, hosted by the IWU School of Nursing, will be a thought-provoking event that provides inspiration and support for educators, clinicians, students, researchers and others in the nursing community. IWU School of Nursing, Nurses Christian Fellowship (NCF), Nurses Christian Fellowship International (NCFI) and the Eta Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) co-sponsor the conference on the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana.

SPEAKERS:

Elizabeth Johnston Taylor

Kamalini Kumar

Download Conference Speakers flyer (PDF)

 

Illinois

CBHD 21st Annual Summer Conference: Bioethics in Transition

Bioethics in Transition

DATE: June 19-21, 2014

LOCATION: Deerfield, IL

Take stock of the complex conversations that have arisen as new innovations challenge older ethical paradigms. Expand beyond the boundaries of the classical ethical questions in bioethics. 

More Information.

 

International 

Call for Papers

The Ninth NCFI European Regional Quadrennial Conference

NCFI European Regional Conference

DATE: September 18-22, 2014

LOCATION: Santa María de los Negrales, Madrid, Spain

The Christian Heritage of Holistic Nursing: A vision for the future

What can we learn from this Christian heritage as we seek to practice holistic nursing in twenty-first century Europe? This conference will bring together nursing researchers, educators and nurse practitioners from across the continent and beyond to explore the history, present practice and future direction of whole person nursing informed by the Christian faith and heritage in holistic care.

Papers should address one of the three themes:

  • the history of whole person nursing (with an especial focus on the Christian roots and development of the practice and concept),
  • the current practice of whole person care (with a particular focus on Christian perspectives)
  • reflections on new directions and innovations in practice of whole person care.

Submit abstracts in English or Spanish using the attached form (Spanish version available on request) by May 31, 2014 to enfermeria.cristiana@gmail.com.

For further information and booking forms, see the NCFI European Regional website at www.ncfieurope.org.