Women’s Health and Wellness Conference is Oct. 7

The 25th annual Omaha Women’s Health and Wellness Conference will be held Friday, Oct. 7 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be available via Zoom with a limited number of in-person registrations offered. 

Focused on a theme of "adaptability, resiliency, hope," this year’s conference will feature six main sessions, a poetry reading, one breakout session and three panel discussions concerning caregiving for disabled family members, barriers to wellness and pelvic floor health/prolapse. The conference also will offer insights into managing chronic pain, acknowledging the healing power of humor, and informational sessions on cervical cancer, self-care and the factors influencing women’s health and well-being during a pandemic.  

The conference is hosted by the Olson Center for Women’s Health, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. 

Continuing education will be provided for nurses and social workers. Registration fees for in-person attendance, which includes lectures, lunch and refreshments, is $75 for the general public and $110 for nurses and social workers. Registration fees for virtual attendees, which includes lectures only, is $15 for the general public and $50 for nurses and social workers. 

Registration is now open at OmahaWomensHealthAndWellness.com. For more information about the event, call the Olson Center at 402-559-6345.  

We are Nebraska Medicine and UNMC. Our mission is to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care. 

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