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Katy White.How can we acknowledge, accept and embrace our brokenness as humans who interface with suffering in our work and personal lives? At the same time, how do we see and embrace beauty, gratitude and God's goodness? We will explore scripture, sacred rhythms, personal stories, and spiritual community on this journey of self-awareness and God- awareness.
Carlos Fayard & Byron Rivera.In this workshop we will present a multidisciplinary approach to address the healthcare gaps of underserved (e.g., unauthorized immigrants and underinsured) Latino population that utilizes county, hospital, and parochial resources.
Kali and Danny Luecke.A "thin space" is a place on Earth where heaven feels closer. Our prayer for our home is that it would be a thin space, a place where people meet God. God has given us an incredible tool for seeking His kingdom - our home and more specifically our dining room table. Come to this workshop and learn how we can use hospitality and our homes to live missionally.
Liz Redican. This session explores how transparency, confession and humility bring freedom and life by allowing us to rest in God's strength. These are essential for authentic community, where we no longer try to prove ourselves to each other, but rather proclaim God's goodness together. The result is contentment in all aspects of our lives, including our work.
Judith Hunt.This seminar will provide practical examples of life on life discipleship during clinical rotations as well as encouragement for providers to remain steadfast in their commitment to train the next generation of health care students.
Kayla Davis & Emily Lee.This session will explore spirituality for nurses working in the inner city of Chicago. Stories and testimonies from our patients and nursing staff will be shared, along with how our patients have positively impacted our spiritual life and spiritual growth.
Neil Pitts.As clinical instructors, our job is to mentor healthcare students to find their own paths to enhancing health literacy, as well as bringing medical hope and compassion to often disenfranchised neighborhoods. This workshop will present concepts through which training of future healthcare professionals can be fostered.
Ben Andrews.Many urban and rural areas face a shortage of providers to care for and treat people living with HIV (PLWH). All primary care providers should understand the basics of prescribing PrEP to protect their at-risk patients from infection. PCPs should also be able to treat PLWH in urban areas, where HIV prevalence is high, and in rural areas, where HIV providers are scarce.
Johnathan Wilson.This session will first look at current evidence surrounding the effect of spirituality on health. The second half will provide practical tools that will empower you to address spiritual health in your patients through integrated approaches that will help lead to true transformation of their health and their lives. This workshop is appropriate for providers and support staff at all levels.
Rachel Bardgett.Good Samaritan Health Services is a mobile medical unit that has been in operation for 20 years. The standard staff members include paid positions for a nurse, driver, and 2 providers for the daytime clinics with volunteer providers for our evening and weekend clinics. The sharp increase in the growth of our clinics and of more complex, complicated patients made clinic more challenging with only one nurse to handle everything from triage to order processing, and patient education. We have implemented a RN Case Management position to assist in increase in compliance, chronic disease management, and statics tracking.