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Caregiver Seminar - Wichita Falls
February 28, 2013
12:30 to 5 pm (check-in and exhibits 12:30 to 1:30)
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The Chapter is pleased to announce that Melanie Bunn will speak at the Caregiver Seminar in Abline on March 1 and Wichita Falls on February 28, 2013. The annual Caregiver Seminars are one of the Alzheimer's Association's most enlightening and enjoyable ways of helping both family and professional caregivers better understand the characteristics of dementia and how to care for the people who have it. Each year, the Education Department schedules one of the nation's foremost experts in the area of dementia care to present a half-day seminar on caring for people with dementia.
First Assembly of God Church
3101 McNiel Avenue
Wichita Falls, Texas 76309
There is no charge to attend for family caregivers, although donations are welcome. Cost for professionals is $35 and includes CEUs for 1 discipline. Cost for other professionals, who don't need CEU's, is $20. Approved CEUs include: Social Workers, Activity Directors, Nurses, Assisted Living Administrators and Long-Term Care Administrators. All attendees must register.
About the Speaker
Melanie Bunn, RN, MS, GNP, has been consulting with the Alzheimer's Association, Eastern North Carolina chapter for 20 years. She has provided primary care to older people in a variety of settings including retirement homes, long term care nursing, assisted living facilities, hospitals, and in the home in positions including gerontological nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist and staff nurse. She received a B.S. in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a M.S. in Family Health Nursing with a Clinical Concentration in Geriatrics from Clemson University, and completed her post master's experience in the Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Program at Duke University School of Nursing. A dynamic lecturer and skillful clinician in the areas of gerontological nursing and Alzheimer's disease, Melanie presents over 150 sessions each year at local, statewide, and national conferences and meetings with interactive presentations using learner centered educational strategies.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information on becoming a sponsor in Wichita Falls, please call Patty Taylor at 940-767-8800. Download a Sponsorship Form here.
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