CE’s Available for Nurses in Compassion & Healing Through Creative Media Program

CE’s Available for Nurses in Compassion & Healing Through Creative Media Program

9/9/19 ASHLAND, Ohio – On Tuesday, Oct. 22, Ashland University's Coburn Gallery and College of Nursing and Health Sciences in cooperation with the Rho Nu-at-Large Fall Scholarly Meeting will provide opportunities to view and discuss the concepts of compassion and healing through a variety of creative media while offering continuing education (CE) credits for nurses. The events are also open to the public.

The opening reception for the juried art exhibition titled Compassion: The ART of Healing gallery exhibition will open at 4:30 p.m. with a scholarly poster session starting at 5:30 p.m. (1.5 CEs). At 7 p.m., Jeanne Bryner, RN, BA, CEN (rtd) will offer a presentation on her book Learning to Heal: Reflections on Nurisng School in Poetry and Prose (1.5 CEs). Her books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

Bryner is a registered nurse author who was born in Appalachia and grew up in Newton Falls, Ohio. Jeanne has nine books in print. Her work has been adapted for the stage in several national venues and the 2004 Fringe Festival of Edinburgh, Scotland. Jeanne’s most recent anthology, Learning to Heal: Reflections on Nursing School in Poetry and Prose, received the 2019 Tillie Olsen Award for Creative Writing from the Working Class Studies Association.

CEs will be awarded based on participation and completed evaluation form. Ashland University (OH-458, 8/2020) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

For more information, contact Jackie Owens, associate professor of Nursing, at 216.554.2964 or jowens2@ashland.edu.

Ashland University is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###

 

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