Third Annual Integrative Nursing: The Art of Healing

Transforming Your Personal and Professional Landscapes

April 30, 2013
Hiebert Lounge, Boston University School of Medicine
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7:00 – 8:00am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15am
Welcoming Remarks
Lisa O’Connor, RN, BSN, MS, NEAA-BC,
Senior V.P. of Clinical Operations, Boston Medical Center

8:15 – 9:30am
Keynote Lecture
Integrative Nursing: Transforming the Landscape of Nursing
Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN
9:30 – 9:45am
9:45 – 11:00am
Morning Workshops

  • Musical Merrymaking for Cultural Understanding
    Sally Cadman, DNP, ACNS-BC, AHN-BC, RN
  • Therapeutic Touch: the Intervention and the Research
    Anne-Marie Barron, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC
    Amanda Bulette Coakley PhD, RN
  • The Power of Aromatherapy
    Yoli Harmuth, RN, CCAP

11:00 – 11:15am
11:15 – 12:30pm
Panel Discussion – Personal Stories of Integrative Care
12:30 – 1:15pm
Lunch & Poster Session – Hiebert Lounge
1:15 – 1:30pm
1:30 – 2:45pm
Afternoon Workshops

  • Breath, Movement and Gongs – Oh My!! – An Exploration of Kundalini Yoga, Breathwork and Vibrational Healing
    (participants should dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat)
    Guruatma Kaur Khalsa, IKYTA Certified Teacher
  • Creating Optimal Healing Environments
    Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • On Your Feet: The Art and Science of Reflexology
    Val Voner, CR
    Annie Massed, CNM, MPH, CCAP, CR

2:45 – 3:00pm
3:00 – 4:15pm
Weaving the Thread of Self Care Throughout the Work Day
Larraine M. Bossi, RN, MS
4:15 – 4:30pm
Closing – Evaluation and Contact Hour Distribution