Registration ends Monday for wellness workshop

March 02, 2018

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Kay Glidden Beth Reynolds-Lewis
Registration ends Monday for UNMC's third annual Elevating the Conversation: Practical Tools for Restoring Balance, which includes workshops in Omaha, as well as at UNMC campuses across the state.

Wellness Fair

The campus also is invited to attend the Sixth Annual College of Public Health Wellness Fair between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. March 9 in the Truhlsen Events Center in the Sorrell Center. More than 25 vendors will be on hand, focusing on the seven dimensions of wellness. This free event is open to all medical center faculty, staff and students, as well as the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Clarkson College communities.

The workshops will help faculty, staff and students learn how to build a resilient culture that benefits them and their co-workers.

On March 8, Bernadette Melnyk, Ph.D., chief wellness officer and dean of the College of Nursing at Ohio State University, will be in Omaha to consult with leaders of UNMC and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

A few open seats remain for Dr. Melnyk's UNMC presentation titled "Building Cultures of Well-being and Improving Population Health Outcomes in Academic Institutions: Evidence-based Strategies that Work." RSVP Jayme Nekuda to attend the presentation from 12:45 to 3 p.m. in the UNMC College of Nursing Sciences, Room 3030.

Seats also remain available for two March 9 Omaha workshops, in which Compassion Resiliency consultants Kay Glidden and Beth Reynolds-Lewis will present the following in the Truhlsen Events Center in the Sorrell Center:

  • Compassion in the Workplace has Big Benefits: 10-11:30 a.m. (This workshop is for university and clinical staff members, leadership, administrators, faculty, non-clinical professionals and students).
  • Self-Care is not Selfish: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma: 1:30-3 p.m. (This CME/CE program is for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, fellows/residents, students and other interested health care professions).

Glidden and Reynolds-Lewis have been training human service professionals, health care staff, teachers and law enforcement/first responders on compassion fatigue, trauma-informed care and behavioral health issues for the past 10 years.

Register for the event here.

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