Free Webinar offerings re: health, nursing, and culture in Haiti

For those of you who are interested in various health and nursing topics related to Haiti, Gannet Education is offering free Continuing Education modules online. They are sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing and the Chamberlain College for nursing. You can register for the webinars live, which includes the opportunity for Q and A, or you can watch the webinars at any point after they are initially presented. In either case, the webinars each last about an hour, and you can earn one CE contact hour per webinar.

Topics are the following:

  Healthcare Providers: Prepare to Embark for Haiti    Tuesday, February 23, 2010   11:00 AM ET

Infectious Diseases in Haiti – What You Need to Know!    Wednesday, February 24, 2010   3:00 PM ET

Maternal-Child Issues in Haiti    Thursday, February 25, 2010   11:00 AM ET

Caregivers’ Toolkit for Providing Care in Disaster Zones   Friday, February 26, 2010   11:00 AM ET

Psychological Issues in Mothers and Children in Haiti    Tuesday, March 16, 2010   11:00 AM ET

Coping with Death and Dying in Haiti    Wednesday, March 17, 2010   11:00 AM ET

Mental/Spiritual Fitness for Caregivers in Disasters   Thursday, March 18, 2010   11:00 AM ET

As Disaster Lingers – PTSD in Adults    Friday, March 19, 2010   11:00 AM ET

Cultural Competency for Healthcare Providers in Haiti   Tuesday, April 13, 2010   3:00 PM ET

Faith and Healing in a Haitian Island Culture   Wednesday, April 14, 2010   11:00 AM ET

Mothers and Children Growing Up in Haiti – What now?    Thursday, April 15, 2010   11:00 AM ET

The Future View of Healthcare in Haiti    Friday, April 16, 2010   11:00 AM ET


The last webinar, The Future View of Health Care in Haiti, will be presented this Friday by Alicia Hernandez, BSN, RN who works in the ER at JHH, and myself.  Please join us via your computer!

To register easily and quickly for past or future webinars, go to

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