Marquette University News Release

Marquette College of Nursing, VA Medical Center to co-host conference on caring for veterans

November 5, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Nursing and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Mission Possible – Operation Veteran Care,” Friday, Nov. 21, in Clark Hall 120. The event will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. Dr. Catherine Rick, senior advisor for nursing leadership for the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, will present the keynote address, “The Power of Patient Engagement,” from 8:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

The day-long conference will bring together veterans and various healthcare providers to develop an understanding of the unique healthcare experiences and needs of the veteran population. In addition, the conference will include research presentations and presentations featuring the voice of the veteran. This conference has been developed for current healthcare providers, educators, managers, administrators and students involved in and/or interested in the care of veterans.

Registration is available online. The deadline to register is Friday, Nov. 14. Registration fees are $50 for the general public, academic faculty and staff, and $20 for students. Parking is available in the structure located on 16th Street between Wisconsin Avenue and Wells Street.

For more information or for special needs, contact University Special Events at (414) 288-7431 or Media interested in attending the lecture should contact Clare Peterson in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-6195.

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