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Pittsburgh Mercy Parish Nurse & Health Ministry Program hosting “Spiritual Care of the Elderly with Dementia”
June 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree – $10
Pittsburgh Mercy Parish Nurse & Health Ministry Program is hosting a health ministry educational support meeting in Allegheny County in June that will provide two contact hours for registered nurses and valuable information for health ministers and others.
This educational offering, “Spiritual Care of the Elderly with Dementia,” will focus on understanding dementia and the collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. Participants will explore roles of faith community nurses and health ministers as they offer spiritual care to those parishioners/congregation members with dementia and their family caregivers.
The meeting is free for those who do not wish to receive continuing education credits and $10 for registered nurses who want the educational credits. Check or cash will be accepted at the door. Light refreshments will be provided.
Registration for all sessions begins at 5:30 p.m.; the program runs from 6 to 8 p.m.
Locations and dates are as follows:
- Pittsburgh (Uptown): Wednesday, June 19—UPMC Mercy, Sr. M. Ferdinand Clark Auditorium, Side A, 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Use hospital parking garage and ticket will be validated.
For more information or to register, contact Pittsburgh Mercy Parish Nurse & Health Ministry Program at 412-232-5815 or email ParishNurse@pittsburghmercy.org.