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Pittsburgh Mercy Parish Nurse & Health Ministry Program hosting “Spiritual Care of the Elderly with Dementia”
May 30, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree – $10
Pittsburgh Mercy Parish Nurse & Health Ministry Program is hosting four health ministry educational support meetings in Allegheny and Beaver counties during May and 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:
- McCandless: Thursday, May 30—Southwestern Pennsylvania Lutheran Synod, chapel area, 9625 Perry Highway (intersection of Route 19 and Ingomar Road), Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Chapel area. Use upper parking lot, accessible from Ingomar Road.
- Bethel Park: Thursday, June 6—Christ United Methodist Church, Conference Room A105, 44 Highland Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102. Enter church building door No. 2 under portico.
- Aliquippa: Wednesday, June 12—Saint Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, basement area of Rectory Meeting House, 115 Trinity Drive, Aliquippa, PA 15001.
- 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.