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October 2019

27th Annual Symposium on Family Issues

October 21 @ 8:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm
The Nittany Lion Inn, 200 W Park Avenue
State College, PA 16803 United States
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Families and Food Families play a crucial role in their members’ eating behaviors and orientations toward food. For example, responsive parenting practices can promote the development of healthful eating behaviors, and the social and emotional climate of mealtimes can serve as a context for promoting healthful behaviors around food. At the national level, overweight and obesity have reached epidemic levels, and low-income and minority families bear a disproportionate burden. Yet, there is a paradoxical relation between obesity and food insecurity:…

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PA-Nurse Residency Collaborative Summit: The Subtle Side of Leadership

October 26 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel, 4650 Lindle Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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Description Please join the PA Nurse Residency Collaborative for their second summit entitled: "The Subtle Side of Leadership: Change Management, Resiliency, and Influence" Objective: Describe how direct care nurse leadership lead to innovations addressing quality and safety objectives in your institution Agenda: 0700-0730- Registration 0730-0740- Welcome 0740-0820- Jeff Doucette, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAANSystem Vice President at Jefferson Health, Speaking on Change Management and Leadership 0820-0835- Break 0835-0915- Paula F. Coe DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC Vice President, Nursing Education and Professional…

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Announcing the 2019 Rural Women’s Summit!

October 27 @ 12:00 am - October 29 @ 12:00 am

The 2019 Rural Women's Summit, to be held October 27-29 in Greenville, SC. The Rural Women’s Summit emphasizes the role rural women play in creating a more equitable and inclusive nation.   This Summit is designed for rural practitioners, leaders, and advocates to articulate the broad civic, political, and cultural impact of women’s leadership in rural America, to name the ways rural women are agents of change, to call out the barriers rural women face every day, and to proclaim the powerful role rural women play in…

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Kevin Hines’ Documentary – Suicide: The Ripple Effect

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Clifton 5, Washington Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652 United States
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FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! "Suicide:  The Ripple Effect" is a feature length documentary film and MOVEMENT, focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration, and hope that are helping millions stay alive.

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Pennsylvania Health Access Network

October 28

SAVE THE DATE 11th annual health conference: A New Path Forward: Moving Toward Fairer, More Equitable Healthcare in Pennsylvania this October 28th in Harrisburg.  Learn about key issues facing Pennsylvanians when accessing care and to discuss how to collectively build a fairer, more affordable, more just healthcare system in the Commonwealth. Advocates, policy experts, lawmakers, activists, and other stakeholders can plan to discuss issues like: The High & Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs, Pennsylvania's New Online Health Insurance Marketplace, Transportation as a…

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2019 Rural Human Trafficking Summit

October 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us on October 29 for the 2019 Rural Human Trafficking Summit Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, State College, PA Did you know..... Human trafficking is second largest criminal industry in the world behind illegal drugs and soon could be the leading crime in the world? Human trafficking is a $150 billion industry, with thousands of victims in the United States? Pennsylvania has the 11th highest number of cases reported in the nation? This is happening in our community?…

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23rd Annual Delaware Healthcare Forum

October 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Delaware Healthcare Association, through a joint providership with the Healthcare Leadership Network of the Delaware Valley, and Bayhealth, presents the 23rd Annual Delaware Healthcare Forum on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Delaware Technical Community College, Terry Campus, Dover, Delaware. It is a one day educational and networking conference, that starts at 8.30 am with registrations, and ends at 4.30 pm.   Topics for the Forum are based on current healthcare issues.  Speakers are invited from within the healthcare industry to…

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November 2019

3rd Annual Pre-American Public Health Association Community Health Workers Summit

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

The APHA Community Health Worker (CHW) Section will host the 3rd annual Pre-APHA Summit on November 2, 2019 in Philadelphia. This year’s summit will focus on CHW interventions for trauma informed care and maternal and child health. The event is intended to be a cost-effective option for CHWs and stakeholders to meet section leadership and network with CHWs/CHW leaders throughout the country. A CHW, (including Promotores de Salud, Community Health Representatives, Community Health Advisors, and related titles), is a frontline…

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The Connection Between Liver and Heart Diseases

November 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE – NOVEMBER 6, 2019 5:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. RAMADA HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER SAVE THE DATE FOR The Connection Between Liver and Heart Disease Conference 11.6.19 Westmoreland Course Director Rupam Sharan, MD Excela Health Program Agenda   5:00 p.m.  Registration and Dinner   6:00 p.m.  Update in Cardiology Nevin Baker, DO Excela Health 6:30 p.m. Steatohepatitis Update Obaid Shaikh, MD VA Pittsburgh Health System 7:10 p.m.  Update in Hepatology Rupam Sharan, MD Excela Health 7:40 p.m.  PA…

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Ensuring Pennsylvanians Access to High-Quality Primary Care: A Community Conversation

November 14 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Please join us on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. at The Hilton Harrisburg, for breakfast, remarks and conversation regarding how to strengthen primary care access in Pennsylvania and the critical role nurse practitioners play in meeting the need for high-quality, patient-centered health care. WHO: Community leaders from Health Care, Policy, Business, Civic, and Faith-Based Organizations. WHAT: Breakfast, Remarks, and Conversation WHERE: The Hilton Harrisburg, One North Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17101 WHEN: Thursday, November 14th, 2019 @ 8:30am RSVP: Confirm your participation by November 13, 2019

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