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September 2019

The Future of Foster Care: New Science to Address Old Problems

September 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
The Nittany Lion Inn, 200 W Park Avenue
State College, PA 16803 United States
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Approximately 6% of youth in U.S. experience foster care in their lifetime. Decades of studies have detailed the poor outcomes these children face, in terms of health, education, behavior, and social functioning. Scholars and policy-makers have identified a litany of reform targets, from school instability to the use of congregate care and yet, many of the core concerns about the foster care system appear intractable – every week, news stories emerge about foster children who have died, been trafficked, been…

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Tobacco Free College Campus Summit: How to Create a Successful and Effective Tobacco Free Campus at your College or University

September 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

FREE College years are such a significant time in our lives and it is during this time that many young smokers transition from experimenting with tobacco to regular, everyday use. Tobacco Free College Campus Summit: How to Create a Successful and Effective Tobacco Free Campus at your College or University is a program designed for college and university administrators, faculty, staff, policy advocates, and students to coordinate implementation efforts by using local and national stakeholders, regional political insight, policy evaluation, and…

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2019 Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders Annual Leadership Conference

September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - September 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel, 4650 Lindle Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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Join us in Harrisburg, PA Sept. 26-27 for the 2019 PONL Annual Leadership Conference. This year's conference will feature engaging speakers, opportunities to learn about the latest and greatest products from our exhibitors and the ability to network with fellow nurse leaders from across the Commonwealth.

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PSNA Annual Summit: Who Cares? We Do!

September 27, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Camelback Mountain Resort, 301 Resort Drive
Tannersville, PA 18372
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Included with Your Registration: Earn 5.0+ Contact Hours Featured Speaker: Nurse Blake Nurse Blake Meet & Greet with merchandise sales Speaker: Angela Simpson, Silent No More Foundation, on protecting healthcare workers before, during, and after an assault Safety Topics: Environmental, Bullying, De-Escalation Techniques, Coping Poster Presentations Vendors Breakfast, Lunch, and Refreshment Breaks Free Parking A Beautiful Pocono Mountain Setting! Click here for the full agenda and to meet our speakers

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October 2019

Ready, Set, Evaluate Your Coalition!

October 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dixon University Center, 2986 North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA, PA 17110 United States
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$125

This training will help participants assess the benefits of evaluating their coalitions and determine their readiness to do so. They will discuss the barriers that they have or may face when evaluating in the future and how to resolve them. Participants also will explore questions that evaluation can help answer, methods and measures that are used to evaluate coalition effectiveness. Lastly, participants will learn where to access tools to develop logic models and select methods, instruments & outcome measures. Frances…

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AgrAbility Regional Workshop

October 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
$99

This two-day workshop, that is being held at the Days Inn State College, is a great opportunity to learn more about occupational therapy and assistive technology on the farm — working together to keep farmers farming! In addition to those who are interested in assisting farmers with a disability or long-term health condition, this workshop would be helpful to: Service providers (VR, state agencies, governmental organizations) Agricultural professionals (Extension, FFA, ag educators) Occupational/Physical therapists, staff, teachers, and students Staff from other…

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WONCA World Rural Health Conference

October 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The National Rural Health Association and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center invite you to be a part of the 16th WONCA World Rural Health Conference October 12-15, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With this conference, we will bring together providers, educators and researchers in the pursuit of improving health care for all rural populations across the globe. Expand your knowledge of rural health best practices through interactive scientific programs and skill workshops. Learn the latest healthcare advances…

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27th Annual Symposium on Family Issues

October 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 22, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 12:00 am - October 29, 2019 @ 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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