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Gerontology Conference

Aging in a Compassionate Community

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

Dominic O. Vachon, M.Div., Ph.D.
Director, Ruth M. Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine
University of Notre Dame
Psychologist and Professor of the Practice at the University of Notre Dame

What does the Science of Compassion have to say about how we giveand receive care: Insights from Neuroscience, Biology, and Psychology

Holy Cross College - Vincent Hall and the Pfeil Center Notre Dame, IN   

Intended Audience

Professionals, families, friends and interested community members


8:00 - 8:30 am - Registration (Vincent Hall) and continental breakfast (provided)
8:30 - 8:40 am - Welcome and speaker introductions
8:40 - 9:40 am - Keynote Speaker
9:40 - 10:00 am - Break
10:00 - 11:00 am - Breakout Session I
11:10 - 12:10 pm - Breakout Session II
12:10 - 1:10 pm - Lunch (provided)
1:10 - 2:40 pm - .Panel Discussion
2:40 - 3:00 pm - Break
3:00 - 4:00 pm - .Breakout Session III
4:00 - 4:15 pm - Evaluations/Continuing Education Certificates

Accreditation Statements

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (ISNA-CNEP 09-16, 12/1/12) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Indiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This program provides 5.25 contact hours to nursing participants.

The Indiana Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselor Board has approved Memorial BrainWorks to provide Category I Continuing Education for LSW, LCSW, LMFT and LMHC. However, licensees must judge the program's relevance to their professional practice.

Memorial BrainWorks is also approved to offer 5 CEUs for Health Facility and Nursing Home Administrators.

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