Summer symposia on campus

Health Care’s Future: Realize the Promise, July 23-27

Saint Joseph’s 5th Annual Health Care Symposium will feature nationally known experts to equip administrators, nurses and technicians with the knowledge necessary to face any obstacle in the constantly changing health care field.

General Session Schedule

July 23

Health Reform: What It Means Now and Into the Future for Our Country

July 24

The Ethics of Health Care Reform

July 25

Preventing Hospital Readmissions…It Takes a Team!

July 26

Health Industry Integration and Physician Readiness for the New Health Care Environment

July 27

Simplifying Change in a Complex Health Care Environment

Total Hospital Efficiency: The Key to Health Reform Survival

Breakout Session Schedule

July 23

What Every Clinician and Health Care Professional Needs to Know About Destructive/Exploitive Cults

Innovations in Eldercare: Promising Approaches to Age-Old Challenges

Integrating Mission: The Heart of Who We Are and What We Do

July 24

Breast Care 101

From Administrator to Resident: Perspective from the Other Side

Transformational Leadership and the Culture of Quality

July 25

Quality Control in the Age of Digital Imaging

Health Care Reform and the Future for Long-term Care Providers

Health Care for the Homeless: 101

July 26

Concussions 101: The Science Behind Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Shaping New Leaders for a New Era

Shared Decision Making: More Than Just the Right Thing To Do

Realize the Promise: Autism Spectrum in the Mainstream Classroom, July 16-20

Designed for mainstream classroom teachers, administrators and special education personnel, the autism symposium provides attendees the opportunity to explore issues, themes and strategies for all students on the autism spectrum.

July 16

Introduction: Distinctions and Characteristics of Autism
Keynote: Dr. Christopher Kaufman

July 17

Robin Lurie-Meyerkopf: Strategies for Classroom Teachers
Robin Lurie-Meyerkopf: Bullying 

July 18

Julia Bell and Diane Smith: Individualized Education Programs/Legal Issues
Anita Charles: Simulation Activities

July 19

Karen Gorris-Hicock: Social Stories and Gentle Teaching
Guests: Christine Duffley and Lisa Hanel, mother & aide of Christopher Duffley

July 20

Anita Charles: A Mother’s Story
Closing Presentations

Symposia are available for academic credit and CEUs. To register or for more information, visit or call 207-893-7825.