This seminar is designed to help participants to understand more fully the stressors faced by patients' families and to develop a plan that will enable the nurse to provide truthful and Christian loving care for families of patients.
Reverend Linda Gregson, MDiv. MA, BCC, BC is an experienced chaplain and bereavement educator and counselor, known for her skills in listening, re-framing pain and suffering, and guiding a person(s) into and through the healing process of grief. She has provided numerous educational offerings related to patients and families in crisis. Linda served for eight years as a chaplain at the MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, for 16 years as a Hospice chaplain, bereavement educator and counselor at Hospice of Visiting Nurse Services in Akron, Ohio, and for two years as an Executive Director and Bereavement educator. She has created a children's bereavement program and designed and led semi-annual memorial services, as well as implemented a support education program for those coping with a traumatic death.
Elizabeth (Liz) Wright MSN, RN, C, a full-time Assistant Professor of Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU), is responsible for IWU online teaching in Northeast Ohio. As a faculty member in the RN to BSN program, she serves as the Lead instructor in curriculum development for nursing process and also as the content developer for Parish Nursing and Informatics. Ms. Wright, an Assessment Fellow for the School of Nursing, teaches a variety of courses in the RN to BSN program and serves on the Continuing Education School of Nursing Planning Committee. Ms. Wright holds an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science in Nursing from Youngstown State University. Additionally she holds a Master of Science in Nursing Degree (Family Health Nursing/Education) from the University of Akron. Liz has been a member of Nurses Christian Fellowship for several years and currently serves on the Seminar Planning Committee.
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Fees cover seminar, handouts, and snack.
Neither Elizabeth Wright nor Linda Gregson have any vested interests or real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this presentation, nor do any of the members of the planning committee who planned this presentation.