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American Holistic Nurses Association Regional Conference

Oct 01, 2015 01:07PM
Holistic Self-Care: Your Secret Power for Enhancing Patient Care, a regional conference of the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) will be held November 14 at the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants will learn about self-care and why it is essential to both personal thriving and quality patient care.

The keynote speaker will be American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) Past President, Peggy Burkhardt, Ph.D., FNP, AHN-BC. Burkhardt has been a holistic nurse for more than 25 years and practiced as a family nurse practitioner. She is a current Associate Professor Emerita at the West Virginia University School of Nursing, Charleston Division and has published numerous articles, chapters and books related to Holistic Nursing Ethics and Spirituality. Joined by other holistic presenters, each session of this workshop will discuss holistic self-care and touch on how nurses can develop and regularly incorporate self-care practices into their lives and nursing practice.

Founded in 1981, AHNA delivers valuable resources and offers superior networking opportunities to a vibrant and expanding universe of health care by increasing awareness and promoting education as well as personal community-building among nurses, other health care professionals and the public. AHNA currently services almost 4,500 members through 143 local chapters/networks in the U.S. and abroad.

Cost: $150 registration fee for the daylong conference includes continental breakfast, lunch and 6 CNE’s. Fees will increase to $175 after November 9 and on-site. Location: 3800 Reservoir Rd. Register at For information, call 800-278-2462 or email Kaylee Ferguson at [email protected]


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