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Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses conference Oct. 20

The Washington state Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses will be holding a half-day conference on the Spokane campus.

AAPPN’s Spokane Master Class: “Navigating the complexities of Somatic Symptom Disorder and Conversion Disorder” on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, on the WSU-Spokane campus. CEs: 3.5 hours, including 2.5 pharmacotherapeutic hours—ANCC approval pending

Community Partnership Workshop II September 24th

This workshop will be held in Pullman.

Brief Agenda:
10:00-10:15 Opening and Welcome
10:15-12:00 Community Partnership Seed Grant Progress Reports (5 @ 15 minutes each and time for a break)
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:30 Breakout discussions of major health disparity issues

Closing the gap: Removing barriers to collaboration among communities, health professionals, and academic researchers.
From patients to policymakers, many people have recognized the problem of translating research into practice and the lack of correspondence between community needs and academic research interests. How can we improve the translation of research into action to address health disparities? What do academic researchers need to understand about community health organizations and community needs? How can health providers and health researchers work in concert to promote evidence-based healthcare in vulnerable populations? » More …

Workplace violence course Sept. 25

WORKPLACE VIOLENCE: Best Practices for Prevention and Resilience
This course will cover an overview of the risk factors associated with workplace violence, new research on the psychosocial impact to workers, strategies for building resilience and the effectiveness of interventions used to date to prevent such violence. Participants will be able to demonstrate an ability to identify the risk factors associated with workplace violence, obtain support through employer/ supervisor resources and build their own resilience with stress reducing and coping strategies.

September 25, 2018
8:30am – 5:00pm
Spokane Convention Center 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201
Registration: $135

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Naloxone Education event on CougSync Oct. 25

Generation Rx is hosting a Naloxone Education presentation with Dr. Perea from the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. With the growing problem of opioid abuse in the US, we as health care professionals need to be prepared to help our patients to the best of our abilities. Join us on Thursday, October 25th from 5pm-7pm in PBS 101 to learn more about opioid abuse and naloxone administration.

We want to keep track of how many people are attending so we can provide dinner for everyone, so please sign up on the Naloxone Education event on CougSync. Here’s a link if it would help … » More …

PRIDE Nursing Conference 2018

Back to the Basics of Caring
A conference appropriate for any health care provider interested in getting back to the basics of caring; not just for our patients, but for ourselves and one another. » More …

Hoopfest ice cream social is June 27 at south side of SAC

Come get in the basketball spirit and support the campus Hoopfest players before their big weekend at an all-campus ice cream social on June 27 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in partnership with WSU Health Sciences Spokane, Founding Dean John Tomkowiak himself will don an apron and serve up scoops of ice cream. Enjoy a cool treat with colleagues, photo opportunities and a chance to cheer on the teams.
When: Wednesday, June 27 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: SAC lobby just outside the south doors

Save the Date Oct. 4: Cleveland Visiting Scholar Breakfast

The WSU College of Nursing welcomes Therese S. Richmond, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Dr. Richmond’s work focuses on the psychological effects of trauma and how that affects recovery. She’s passionate about using nursing science to prevent injury and violence and improve outcomes, particularly in patients from vulnerable urban populations worldwide – those who live on the margins of society, have limited resources, or live in pervasively violent communities. Her work is informed by an early clinical position in a Washington D.C. trauma ICU, and she went on to co-found what’s now a vibrant interdisciplinary center at the University … » More …

How to Increase Your Professional Quality of Life While Working in Health Care: A Workshop

Facilitated by Catherine “Cat” Mayberry, MA, LMHC, MHPA (Candidate)

A One -Day Workshop to Increase Professional Resilience
This Workshop Will Cover:

How Professional Quality of Life is Measured
Gaining Control of Stress, Burnout and Impact of Secondary Traumatic Stress
Compassion Fatigue versus Compassion Satisfaction
Tools for Hope to Self-Regulate and Increase your Professional Intentionality
5 Key Resiliency Skills to Increase Compassion Satisfaction

Saturday, May 19th from 9:00am – 4:00pm

WSU’s Health Education and Research Building (HERB)
Rm. #432
665 N. Riverpoint Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99202 Lunch will be Provided

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