Purdue Today

September 11, 2007

Nursing to host Conference on Nursing History, Ethics, Human Rights and Innovations

The Purdue School of Nursing will host its fifth annual Conference on Nursing History, Ethics, Human Rights, and Innovations on Friday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

The conference will be held in Loeb Playhouse, Stewart Center.

At this conference entitled "Legacy of Nursing: Confronting Challenges of Providing Care," the featured speakers will be Bob Welch, author, award-winning columnist and teacher; and Alysa Christmas Rollock, vice president for human relations at Purdue.

The conference is intended to describe historical, ethical, and innovative issues in past, present, and future nursing practice. The program content is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in clinical practice.

The conference is open to the public and the registration cost is $35.

For information about this conference, call the Purdue School of Nursing at (765) 494-4003 or go to http://www.nursing.purdue.edu.