THIS YEAR’S PRESENTERS:
Keynote Speaker: Gwen Sherwood, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, Professor and Associate Dean for Practice and Global Initiatives at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, “Caring and Compassion: Finding Joy in Quality Safe Reflective Practices”
Dr. Tim VanDuivendyk, MDiv, DMin Vice President for Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care at Memorial Hermann Health System – “Witnesses & Wisdom: Lived Experience of Compassion Fatigue and its Impact on Professional and Family Caregivers”
Deborah Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN – “Managing Compassion Fatigue in the Clinical Setting: Intervention Options”
Panel Discussion: Witnesses & Wisdom: Lived Experience of Compassion Fatigue and its Impact on Health Care Providers and Patients
Moderator: Kelly Brassil, PhD, RN, AOCNS, ACNS-BC, CNL
Panelists: John Luquette, Ph.D, LPC, Senior counseling Specialist, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Valerie Counts, MS, RN, CNL, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Leanna Cook, Family Caregiver
Every year, we celebrate excellence in nursing by presenting the Emma Josephine Loffelholz McMorris RN Spirituality Award to nurses who embody spirituality, compassion, communication, and a commitment to their field.
Join us for this educational event focusing on an important aspect of caring for your patients and their caregivers. A light breakfast and a box lunch is included, and parking in the church’s parking lot is free.