19NE022 - 2nd Annual LPN Symposium: Taking Care of Yourself

Apr 24, 2019 Nursing

19NE022 - 2nd Annual LPN Symposium: Taking Care of Yourself


The 2nd Annual LPN symposium will address current and important topics related to the practice of the LPN in a variety of clinical settings. Topics to include: Lifestyle Medicine, Integrative Health, Enhancing Clinical Competency through Simulation; Sleep Apnea; Suicide Prevention; and Self Care for the LPN. This event will also provide clinical education with Poster Presentations developed by and presented by LPNs with in the region. As health care reform continues to take shape, the role of the LPN will continue to be an integral part of the nursing workforce that is needed for healthcare reform.

Poster Presentations

If you are a CNA interested in submitting a poster presentation, please contact Ronnie Metcalf EdD, RN, ONC via email.

Target Audience

LPN, Nursing Home Administrators, Directors of Nursing, RN and all other interested individuals


  • List ways to reduce suicide rate related to LPN Role in in patient care
  • Define Lifestyle Medicine and how it relates to self care for LPNs
  • Explain how sleep apnea affects the LPN and how it impacts solid work performance
  • Evaluate how simulation impacts clinical competency


  • Elaine Alexander, BSN, MSN, RNC-OB
  • Brian H. Asbill, MD, FACC
  • Calvin Gardner, RPSGT, RST
  • Carol Mayfield, LCSW, LCAS
  • Patricia Rux, RN, CHPN
  • Jim Sacco, MSW, LCSW


2nd Annual LPN Symposium 2019: Taking Care of Yourself
4/24 8:55 AM–3:45 PM

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

A. Enhancing Clinical Competency through Simulation
4/24 12:30 PM–1:30 PM
B. Sleep Apnea 'Getting a Better Nights Sleep, for a Better Day at Work'
4/24 12:30 PM–1:30 PM


.500 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.5 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

5.000 NHA Hours

This program has been approved for 5.0 hours by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators. Course #

5.000 CNE Contact Hours

5.0 CNE Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1709 Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


$55.00 Registration Fee
Applies 4/18/19–4/24/19
Register Brochure / Registration Form