A U.S. Humanitarian Refugee Crisis – Unaccompanied Children on the Border

  • Date: September 15, 2014
  • Time: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Location: Nebraska Methodist College – The Josie Harper Campus, Clark Building, 720 North 87th Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses and other healthcare professionals

Cost

Cost

Value: $40

Cost: $0 with promo code 100PD

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2014 health system promo code for a 100% discount.

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement:

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to examine legal and ethical concerns related to the healthcare of refugees and illegal immigrants.

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the root cause analysis of the issue.
  • Identify the legal, policy, ethical and professional issues.
  • Articulate interventions a U.S. Sigma Theta Tau member nurse can implement to address the issues.

Agenda

Agenda

TimeAgenda
4:15 -5:00pm Tau Tau General Meeting
5:00-6:00pm A U.S. Humanitarian Refugee Crisis - Unaccompanied Children on the Border
6:00pm Adjournment

Speakers

Speakers

Elizabeth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN is  an Associate Professor for the Center for Health Policy and Ethics at Creighton University.  At the invitation of the Open Society Foundation and the Albert Schweitzer Institute, she taught Ethics with health professionals in the Republic of Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Lithuania. In 2006 she taught Community Health Nursing and Health Policy in two universities in Hungary as a Fulbright Fellow. She served a four year appointed term on the national 21-member NIH Council of Public Representatives (COPR) and served as COPR's appointed member to the NIH Advisory Council for one and one half years - both are advisory councils to the Director of NIH.

Dr. Furlong has served on three appointed health policy task forces of the Douglas County Board of Supervisors. A former Peace Corps Volunteer in rural village South India, she has participated in Jesuit Immersion trips in the Dominican Republic and the Tribal States of NE India. She served as a consultant in nursing education in Armenia and as a Fulbright Fellow in Jordan.
 

Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEUs for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation form. 

Nurses
1.0 contact hour awarded.  Code #NE13-16C07.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Education Credit
1.0 Education hour.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.     

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