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					CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Fall, 2009
Offering 3.25 and 5.25 Contact Hours

Co-Sponsored by Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center and Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing

Contact Hours 3.25 or 5.25 contact hours will be awarded to participants who attend the entire program and submit a completed evaluation form. See brochure for details of contact hours of each program. Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Disabled Participants Accommodations will be made for participants who notify us of their special needs. Please include a written statement with your registration.

Registration, Fees and Cancellation Policy Registration fee includes refreshments, contact hours, and packet of information. Lunch is on your own. Make checks payable to SELAHEC. Mail check and registration form to Marie Billings, SLU 10835, Hammond, LA 70402. The following FEE SCHEDULES will be followed: 5.25 contact hour programs  Paid pre-registration prior to the conference date $45.00 Unpaid pre-registration prior to the conference date $55.00  Registration at the door - $60.00 3.25 contact hour programs  Paid pre-registration prior to the conference date $25.00 Unpaid pre-registration prior to the conference date $30.00  Registration at the door - $40.00 The Co-Sponsors reserve the right to cancel the activity if registrations do not meet enrollment criteria. Confirm that conference will be conducted by calling Marie Billings 985-549-5090 if you plan to pay at the door. A full refund will be granted to participants who give a written notice of cancellation of a registration prior to the scheduled date of the conference. Fees may be transferred to another participant or activity during the conference series if preferred.

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Participants are reminded that room temperatures may fluctuate. Please dress accordingly.

REGISTRATION FORM
PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE Name: Address: Phone: (work) (home) Email: City/State/Zip: _______ _ _______ Prepaid Fee
$25.00

Please check the conference(s)/date(s) you will attend: Conferences:  September 23, 2009 “Challenging Case Studies:
The Patient with a Neuromuscular Disorder” 3.25 contact hours

 September 28, 2009 “Caring for Ourselves as Caregivers:
Is IT Burnout or Codependency?” 3.25 contact hours

$25.00

November 3, 2009 “The Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer
Challenge Dr. Doom in the Battle Against Diabetes” 5.25 contact hours

$45.00

 November 11, 2009 “From Diapers to Depends: Care of the Abuse Victim
Across the Lifespan” 5.25 contact hours

$45.00

 December 1, 2009 “Nurses/Preceptors Working With Students in
Clinical Settings” 3.25 contact hours $25.00

TOTAL

$____________

Call Marie Billings at (985) 549-5090 or e-mail mbillings@selu.edu for further information, verification that conference will be conducted if planning to pay at the door and for confirmation of registration. Mail completed registration form and check, payable to SELAHEC, to Marie Billings, SLU Box 10835, Hammond, LA 70402. Registration form may be copied for single conference registration if desired. To print additional brochures go to www.selu.edu; Click on Academics and Research; Academic Departments; Nursing; Continuing Nursing Education Southeastern & SELAHEC Confirmation of registration will be done via email or postcard. Registration form may be duplicated and distributed.

“Challenging Case Studies: The Patient with a Neuromuscular Disorder”
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 North Oaks Medical Center Diagnostic Center E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, Room A 15837 Paul Vega MD Drive Hammond, Louisiana

Registration 8:00 am Program Description / Target Group

Program 8:30 am - 12:00 noon

This continuing nursing education activity will provide registered nurses with current and comprehensive information on the care of patients with specific neuromuscular disorders. Case studies will be utilized to assist participants to assess, plan, and evaluate the effectiveness of nursing interventions for patients with Myasthenia Gravis, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and Multiple Sclerosis

Objectives
At the end of the offering, the participant should be able to: 1. Correlate pathophysiology with assessment findings to develop and evaluate a plan of care for the patient with myasthenia gravis. 2. Correlate pathophysiology with assessment findings to develop and evaluate a plan of care for the patient with Guillain-Barre syndrome. 3. Correlate pathophysiology with assessment findings to develop and evaluate a plan of care for the patient with Multiple Sclerosis. Speaker
Pam Pourciau, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN, CEN, CPE Clinical Educator & Staff Nurse, Ochsner Medical Center Staff Nurse Emergency Department, St. James Parish Hospital Educator, Clinical Preceptor, West Jefferson Medical Center

3.25 CONTACT HOURS

“Challenging Case Studies: The Patient with a Neuromuscular Disorder”
September 23, 2009

DIRECTIONS
North Oaks Medical Center Diagnostic Center E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, Room A 15837 Paul Vega MD Drive Hammond, Louisiana 985-230-6636 From I-55 Take Exit 26 Ponchatoula/Springfield to Hwy 22 East to Ponchatoula. Turn left at Hwy 51 Business North. Go 2 miles. Turn at Paul Vega Drive (“Main Entrance” to North Oaks Medical Center.) Diagnostic Center is located at 15837 Paul Vega MD Drive. From 1-12 Take Exit 40 Hammond/Ponchatoula to Ponchatoula Hwy 51 South. Go 1 mile. Turn at Paul Vega MD Drive (“Main Entrance” to North Oaks Medical Center.) Diagnostic Center is located at 15837 Paul Vega MD Drive. Call Marie Billings at 985-549-5092 or email mbillings@selu.edu to verify registration or confirm that program will be presented is planning to “pay at the door”.

“Caring for Ourselves as Caregivers: Is IT Burnout or Codependency?”
Monday, September 28, 2009

Southeastern Louisiana University University Center, Room 139 800 West University Avenue Hammond, Louisiana

Registration 8:00 am Program Description / Target Group

Program 8:30 am - 12:00 noon

This program is offered to registered nurses and other health care givers to examine how we “don’t” care of ourselves. Professional caregivers learn to be great at meeting everyone else’s needs, including our patients, our employer, our physicians and our families. Codependency… Is it a nasty word or what we do? The topics of burnout, stress-related illnesses, employment issues, and codependency in the nursing profession will be discussed. Strategies of “doing things differently” will be emphasized in an effort to help professional caregivers to learn to take better care of ourselves.

Objectives
At the end of the offering, the participant should be able to: 1. Discuss current issues and statistics related to care-giver (nursing) burnout. 2. Discuss codependency in the nursing profession. 3. Identify stress –related illnesses and employee issues that affect professional caregivers. 4. Describe strategies for taking better care of ourselves and how to role model these behaviors for our professional peers and coworkers. Speaker

Rebecca Bombet, MS, APRN, BC Clinical Instructor Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing 3.25 CONTACT HOURS

“Caring for Ourselves as Caregivers: Is IT Burnout or Codependency?”
September 28, 2009

DIRECTIONS
Southeastern Louisiana University University Center, Room 139 800 West University Avenue Hammond, Louisiana I-12 to Exit 38B, I-55 North. I-55 North to Exit 32, University Avenue. Turn right on University Avenue and continue pass the signal light at Highway 51 to the University Center. Sections 1 and 7 are designated for the conference attendees. Turn left at East Tornado Drive (street just before University Center) to enter the Section 7 parking area. Turn left at the street before the light to enter Section 1. Place parking permit on dashboard. It will be sent to you upon registration. Enter the University Center at the lower level. Follow the hallway to the right from Section 7 and left from Section 1 to get to Room 139. The telephone number of the University Center office is 985-549-3818 if additional directions are needed. Call Marie Billings at 985-549-5092 or email mbillings@selu.edu to verify registration or confirm that program will be presented is planning to “pay at the door”.

“The Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer Challenge Dr. Doom in the Battle Against Diabetes”
Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Founders Medical Building Founders Conference Room 1150 Robert Blvd Slidell, Louisiana Registration 8:00 am Program Description / Target Group This continuing nursing education activity for registered nurses will take a delightful look at Diabetes utilizing the theme of the movie “The Fantastic Four”. Diabetes will be discussed in light of the 4 characters in the movie and what role the silver surfer plays. All of the characters will be reviewed on how they work to defeat and conquer the devilish Dr. Doom (diabetes). Audience participation will be encouraged through out the day to emphasize the movie characters and their aspects in relation to Diabetes. Taking a narrative approach to learning, scenarios will be used to encourage critical thinking. This program will allow the participants to review their knowledge of diabetes, treatment, complications, pump therapy, use of pen needles, new medications and new research. A panel of various people who have diabetes and those who treat diabetes will end the program with a question and answer period. This program will take a relaxing look at a complicated disease. Objectives At the end of the offering, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the pathophysiology of both Type I and Type II Diabetes. 2. Identify the cause of complications in diabetics. 3. Discuss new drug therapy, dosage, and nursing implications for oral and insulin medications. 4. Discuss new research conducted in the area of diabetes. 5. Explore the difference in Diabetes in children and Diabetes in adults Speaker Karen Hill, PhD, MN, BS, RN Associate Professor, Southeastern La. University School of Nursing 5.25 CONTACT HOURS Program 8:30 am – 3:30pm

“The Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer Challenge Dr. Doom in the Battle Against Diabetes”
November 3, 2009

DIRECTIONS
Founders Medical Building Founders Conference Room 1150 Robert Blvd Slidell, Louisiana

From New Orleans Take I-10 East across Lake Ponchartrain Exit 266 (Hwy 190) - 3rd Exit after twin spans Turn right on Robert Blvd. (first signal light after the hospital) Park anywhere around the Founders Medical Building Go to Conference Room From Baton Rouge I-12 East to Exit 83 Go South on Highway 11 to Gause Blvd. Turn left on Gause Blvd Go to Robert Blvd. Turn left on Robert Blvd. (first signal light before the hospital) Park anywhere around the Founders Medical Building Go to Conference Room Call Marie Billings at 985-549-5090 or email mbillings@selu.edu to verify registration or to confirm that program will be presented if planning to “pay at the door”

“From Diapers to Depends: Care of the Abuse Victim Across the Lifespan”
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 Southeastern Louisiana University University Center, Room 139 800 West University Avenue Hammond, Louisiana

Registration 8:00 am Program Description / Target Group

Program 8:30 am - 3:30pm

This continuing nursing education activity will provide registered nurses with current and comprehensive information regarding the care of victims of abuse and neglect across the lifespan. Emphasis will be placed on the role of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing care for these victims. Information regarding community resources will be included.

Objectives
At the end of the offering, the participant should be able to: 1. Explore the role of the sexual assault nurse examiner 2. Discuss the legal relevance of medical personnel and expert testimony 3. Explain the mechanism of trauma and the implications for the sexual assault examination 4. Describe an overview of the pediatric forensic examination 5. Critically discuss pediatric abuse and neglect through a case study review 6. Discuss the impact of sexual abuse and assault on victims, their loved ones, and helping professionals. Explain compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma. Speakers Wanda Pezant BSN,RN,SANE-A,CFN Peds ER, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center Randall Brown, MD Medical Director, Baton Rouge Rape Crisis Program Tammy Lowrey BSN,RN,CPN Peds ER, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center Nicole Gillum, BS Counselor, Baton Rouge Rape Crisis Center 5.25 CONTACT HOURS

“From Diapers to Depends: Care of the Abuse Victim Across the Lifespan”
November 11, 2009

DIRECTIONS
Southeastern Louisiana University University Center, Room 139 800 West University Avenue Hammond, Louisiana I-12 to Exit 38B, I-55 North. I-55 North to Exit 32, University Avenue. Turn right on University Avenue and continue pass the signal light at Highway 51 to the University Center. Sections 1 and 7 are designated for the conference attendees. Turn left at East Tornado Drive (street just before University Center) to enter the Section 7 parking area. Turn left at the street before the light to enter Section 1. Place parking permit on dashboard. It will be sent to you upon registration. Enter the University Center at the lower level. Follow the hallway to the right from Section 7 and left from Section 1 to get to Room 139. The telephone number of the University Center office is 985-549-3818 if additional directions are needed. Call Marie Billings at 985-549-5092 or email mbillings@selu.edu to verify registration or confirm that program will be presented is planning to “pay at the door”.

“Nurses/Preceptors Working With Students in Clinical Settings”
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing Auditorium 4849 Essen Lane Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Registration 8:00 am Program Description / Target Group

Program 8:30 am - 12:00 noon

This continuing nursing education activity will provide registered nurses with information regarding the relevance of the preceptor role when working with students in nursing. Emphasis will be placed on the attributes of the effective preceptor that ensure a positive outcome, legal implications of the preceptor/student role, and preparation of nurses, faculty members, and students for the preceptor role. Role play as a teaching method will be utilized in the application of the content.

Objectives
At the end of the offering, the participant should be able to: 1. 2. 3. 4. Discuss the functions and relevance of the preceptor role Assimilate the attributes of an effective preceptor Relate legal implications of the preceptor and student roles Discuss the preparation of the nurse, faculty member, and student prior to beginning the experience 5. Relate the role of the preceptor in working with nursing students

Speakers Jeannie Harper, PhD, RN Assistant Professor Southeastern Louisiana University, School of Nursing Donna Hathorn, PhD, RN Assistant Professor Southeastern Louisiana University, School of Nursing 3.25 CONTACT HOURS

“Nurses/Preceptors Working With Students in Clinical Settings” December 1, 2009
DIRECTIONS
Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing 4849 Essen Lane Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Take I-12 West to Exit 1A 1-10 East, New Orleans and exit right on Essen Lane Take 1-10 West to Essen Lane, Exit 160. Turn left on Essen Lane Turn left on Margaret Lane (on other side of Essen Lane from Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center’s Emergency room entrance) Continue on Margaret Lane to the School of Nursing on the right. Parking available in any lot The telephone number of the Baton Rouge Center is 225-765-2324 in the event that you need additional information. Call Marie Billings at 985-549-5092 or email mbillings@selu.edu to verify registration or confirm that program will be presented is planning to “pay at the door”.

SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER
Is an independent, non-profit corporation responsible for the administration of community based education, recruitment, and training programs for health care professionals, students, and faculty. The AHEC program was established in 1971 though federal legislation under the U.S. Public Health Services Act. There are approximately 183 centers in 45 states and the District of Columbia. AHECs facilitate continuing education programs for health professionals and establish links between communities and health training centers to affect the quality of care in underserved areas.

SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING
Offers educational opportunities that promote the growth of professional nurses’ competence and practice, advance the profession of nursing, and assure safe effective healthcare to the public. As an approved provider of continuing nursing education, SLUSON supports the belief that professional nursing development assists in the maintenance of competence and professional practice, achievement of career goals, and enrichment of the contribution of registered nurses to quality healthcare.

Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation


				
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