Beebe School of Nursing Alumni Association to Present Nursing Update 2010

by Dave on September 8, 2010

Beebe School of Nursing Alumni Association is sponsoring the conference Nursing Update 2010 on Friday, October 29, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Cheer Community Center in Georgetown, Delaware.

The annual conference offers continuing education credits and is designed for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses working in hospitals, private practice, extended care facilities and educational institutions.

Topics and speakers include:

* “Look Before You Leap: Preconception Care,” presented by Melanie Chichester, BSN, RNC, of Labor & Delivery, Christiana Care Health System;
* “Current Topics in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery,” presented by Scott Schulze, MD, Beebe Physician Network surgeon in hand, burn, general and microsurgery;
* “New Tactics to Target Youth Smoking,” presented by Deborah P. Brown, CED, of the American Lung Association of the Mid Atlantic;
* “Disaster Preparedness: Ready or Not?” presented by Cheryl Littlefield, RN, Emergency Management Coordinator at Beebe Medical Center;
* “Lessons Learned from Children who have had a Near Death Experience” presented by Melvin Morse, MD, of Spiritual Scientific: Academia Without Walls.

The cost of registration, which includes materials and lunch, is: $90 per person: $50 per person for Beebe Medical Center employees, retirees or Beebe School of Nursing Alumni; and $40 for full-time students at the Beebe School of Nursing.

For registration information, please contact Ginny Rickards, RN, at Beebe School of Nursing at 645-3251, ext. 5468.

Six contact hours have been awarded through Beebe Medical Center for this conference. Beebe Medical Center is an approved provider of Nursing Continuing Education by the Delaware Nurses’ Association, which is accredited as a provider of Continuing Education in Nursing by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center on Accreditation and the Delaware State Board of Nursing Continuing Education Rules & Regulations Sect. 2.1.f.

Beebe Medical Center is a not-for-profit community medical center with a charitable mission to encourage healthy living, prevent illness, and restore optimal health with the people residing, working, or visiting in the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us online at www.beebemed.org

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