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EMU Lancaster

  • Is approved by the PA Department of Education to provide the continuing education necessary for license renewal.

General information

Continuing Education for Registered Nurses – Tues. Evenings
Health Ministry & Congregational Nurse – Wed. Noon
Special interest to a Congregational Nurse and/or Health Ministry Programs (All Welcome) = Special interest to a Congregational Nurse or Health Ministry Programs (All Welcome)


2015 Events

Safe Church
Protecting and preventing children from abuse in the congregation
Date: Wednesday, June 17
Time: Noon – 1:30 PM
Cost: $15.00, includes lunch
Contact hours: 1.5
Presenter: Deb Helt, Pastor of Congregational Life, Hosanna! A Fellowship of Christians, Lititz, PA. Also works with Samaritan Center
 = Denotes special interest for those involved as a Congregational Nurse and Health Ministry Programs = Special interest to a Congregational Nurse or Health Ministry Programs (All Welcome)

Motivational Interviewing
Motivational Interviewing is a six-stage method that facilitates motivation within the client in or to change behavior. Participants will gain skills in using this technique in motivating health behavior changes particularly as it relates to addictive behavior.
Date: Tuesday, July 14
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $20.00, includes snack
Contact hours: 3
Presenter: Cheryl Yates, MA, MCTTS offers MI education to nurses of the Reading Health System, addiction staff & peer advocates, among others. She is also a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist as well as an adjunct faculty at Alvernia and Neuman Universities.
Note: Special Interest for School Nurses for ACT 48 credit.

Spiritual Health
Prayer gardens, labyrinth, prayer rooms, prayer practices that enhance one’s relationship with God
Date: Wednesday, August 12
Time: Noon – 1:30 PM
Cost: $15.00, includes snack
Contact hours: 1.5
Presenter: Linda Witmer, RN, MPH, M.Div. Linda is the Administrative Director of the Nursing program in Lancaster, PA.
 = Denotes special interest for those involved as a Congregational Nurse and Health Ministry Programs = Special interest to a Congregational Nurse or Health Ministry Programs (All Welcome)

Chronic Pain & Pain Management
Date: Tuesday, September 29
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $20.00, includes snack
Contact hours: 3
Presenter: Vitaly Gordin, M.D., Professor of Anesthesiology, Associate Vice Chair of Chronic Pain Division, Director, Pain Medicine Division

Health Literacy (All Day Conference)
Helping patients navigate their health care. Note: Registration for this event will be available after Sept 1.
Date: Friday, October 9
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Cost: $30 Early Bird, $35 Late
Contact hours: 5
Presenter: Samantha Obeck, RN, DNP
 = Denotes special interest for those involved as a Congregational Nurse and Health Ministry Programs = Special interest to a Congregational Nurse or Health Ministry Programs (All Welcome)

Gerontology Assessment
Assessing families of geriatric patients and their needs
Date: Tuesday, November 17
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $20.00, includes snack
Contact hours: 3
Presenter: Kim Pratt, RN, MSN Geriatric Nurse Practioner

Location

EMU Lancaster (Greenfield Corporate Center)
1846 Charter Lane
Lancaster, PA 17601
(717) 397-5190
Note: Parking is plentiful and free!
Map and Directions

Cost

Payment can be made by check, cash, credit card or money order.

For questions regarding registration:

Contact Lisa Sauder, Administrative Assistant or telephone 717-397-5190.