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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

Darkness to Light Stewards of Children™ Prevention Training
Darkness to Light is an international non-profit organization striving to reduce the incidence of child sexual abuse by empowering people to prevent it. Stewards of Children, is a revolutionary sexual abuse prevention program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to the issue. The cornerstone of this program is an interactive workbook and video. Components include the principles of choice, consciousness and personal power to promote an understanding of the nature and impact of child sexual abuse and provide a context for empowered action. The program incorporates the “7 Steps to Protecting our Children,” Darkness to Light’s core education tool for sexual abuse prevention. To date, Stewards of Children is the only nationally distribute adult-focused evidence-based and third party evaluated program.
Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 (MARCH IS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $20.00, includes snack
Contact Hours: 3
Presenter: Kari Stanley, BS, MBS & Certificate in forensic science and law, Lancaster County Children’s Alliance. Stanley has been working in children’s advocacy for over 20 years. She is also a forensic interviewer of over 4000 children with allegations of abuse.

Faith-based Clinic and Outreach through Health Education
Ruth will be sharing her involvement in initiating a clinic and outreach health education program in Harrisburg, PA
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time: Noon – 1:30 PM
Cost: 15.00, includes lunch
Contact hours: 1.5
Presenter: Ruth Stoll, DNSc, RN has broad experience in faith community nursing including educating faith community nurses. Former faculty at Messiah College.
 = 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)

Bias of Aging
Expectations and service delivery. Cultural change – transitioning from institutional to relational.
Date: Monday, May 11, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $20.00, includes snack
Contact hours: 3
Presenter: Eva Bering, RN, MSN, Landis Homes

Safe Church
Protecting and preventing children from abuse in the congregation
Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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
Addictions, Health Behaviors, Smoking Cessation
Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $20.00, includes snack
Contact hours: 3
Presenter: Cheryl Yates, MA, MCTTS MI trainings to nurses of the Reading Health System, addiction staff & peer advocates, among others. Adjunct faculty at Alvernia and Neuman Universities

Spiritual Health
Prayer gardens, labyrinth, prayer rooms, prayer practices that enhance one’s relationship with God
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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 22, 2015
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: October – TBA
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, 2015
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!
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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.