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O'Neill Health Conference

Presented by Northeast Community College

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

O'Neill Community Center
501 South 4th Street
O'Neill, Nebraska

Learning Outcome

  1. Participants of the O’Neill Health Conference 2021 will self-report an increased knowledge about COVID-19 pandemic related to heart failure and lung health.
  2. Participants of the O’Neill Health Conference 2021 will self-report an increased knowledge regarding suicide awareness and mental health issues in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  3. Participants of the O’Neill Health Conference 2021 will self-report an increased knowledge about COVID-19 vaccine.

Conference Agenda

7:45 – 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome & Announcements
8:45 – 9:45 am Congestive Heart Failure and How COVID-19 May Affect Heart Failure
Lisa Mlnarik, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
9:45 – 10:00 am Break
10:00 – 11:30 pm Lung Health Tips in the COVID-19 Era
Teri Erickson, MA, RCEP, CTTS
11:30 – 12:00 pm Concerned About the COVID-19 Vaccine? (You’re not the only one)
Jennifer Booker, RN, BSN and Heidi Hostert, BS, CPH
12:00 – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 – 2:15 pm Talk Saves Lives for Seniors
Donna Wolff, President of Northeast NE Suicide Prevention Coalition
2:15 – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 – 3:45 pm Talk Saves Lives for Seniors
Donna Wolff, President of Northeast NE Suicide Prevention Coalition
3:45 – 4:00 pm Evaluations

About The Sessions

CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AND HOW COVID-19 MAY AFFECT HEART FAILURE

LISA MLNARIK, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
  • Types of heart failure
  • Historical findings of heart failure
  • Findings of heart failure
  • Drug treatments of heart failure
  • Lifestyle modifications to treat heart failure

LUNG HEALTH TIPS IN THE COVID-19 ERA

TERI ERICKSON, MA, RCEP, CTTS
  • Ongoing symptoms post COVID-19
  • How tobacco use affects risk of COVID-19
  • Tips for lung health in the COVID-19 era
  • FDA-approved medications for tobacco cessation
  • Free resources to assist patients with tobacco cessation

CONCERNED ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINE? (You’re not the only one)

JENNIFER BOOKER, RN, BSN and HEIDI HOSTERT, BS, CPH
  • Types of vaccines currently available in the United States for administration
  • Vaccine approval process
  • Common COVID-19 vaccine myths and misconceptions
  • What to expect after vaccination
  • Talking to patients about vaccinating
  • Nursing home case studies

TALK SAVES LIVES FOR SENIORS

DONNA WOLFF, President of Northeast NE Suicide Prevention Coalition
  • Scope of the problem which makes suicide the 10th leading cause of death in the United States
  • Key research findings and future goals in the field.
  • Suicide and suicide risk among the population of people 65 and older
  • Protective factors that lower a person's risk for suicide
  • Methods to help prevent suicide

POST-COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS: ANOTHER EMERGING CONSEQUENCE OF THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC

LAURIE MILLARD, LIMHP, CPC
  • Correlation between the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health in the United States in comparison to other countries
  • Mental health related emergency room visits for children under age 18
  • Symptoms of Anxiety and Depressive Disorder and use of mental health care among adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States
  • Mental health implications of COVID-19 on adults diagnosed with COVID-19
  • Symptoms of post-COVID-19 stress disorder

Continuing Education Credit

6.0 Nursing Contact Hours

** This activity has been submitted to the Midwest Multistate Division for approval to award contact hours. The Midwest Multistate Division is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

For more information regarding contact hours, please call Heather Claussen at (402) 844-7334