8:30 – 9:00 Check in and brunch: Predolin Lobby
9:00-9:45 Keynote Speech: Transforming Health Care by Transforming Ourselves: Anderson Auditorium
Speaker: Mary Elizabeth Bathum PhD, RN
The first keynote will explore the neuroscience discoveries based on habits and health behavior change, the usefulness of mindfulness and meditation in changing behavior, aspects of motivational interviewing, paying attention to the quality of our relationships, and the importance of self-care and self-compassion.
10:00-10:45 Keynote Speech: Managing Stress through Self-Care: Anderson Auditorium
Speaker: Pamela Crary PhD, RN
In the United States 70%- 90% of clinic visits can be associated with symptoms related to stress and how individuals cope with stressors. This presentation will discuss relationships between health behaviors and stress management and introduce the practice of self-compassion and care.
10:45 -11:15 Snacks and Time to Explore Booths: Predolin Commons
11:15 – 12:00 Breakout sessions 1: Honoring Choices Wisconsin: A Conversation about Healthcare Decisions OR Is Anyone Listening?
Honoring Choices Wisconsin: A Conversation about Healthcare Decisions: Predolin 114
Speaker: Lisa N. Sherven BSN, RN
Do you know who would make healthcare decisions for you in the event you were not able to speak for yourself? Have you thought about the type of care you want to receive? Most adults do not want to think about this however it is critically important that we have these conversations with the people we love so that the decisions YOU want made are made. This workshop/breakout session will discuss the state wide initiative currently being implemented around Wisconsin and why you should complete an advance directive.
Is Anyone Listening?
Speakers: Mary Elizabeth Bathum PhD, RN and Colleen Gullickson PhD, RN: Predolin 116
Tired of hearing the same things at every clinic visit—eat right, exercise, get enough sleep? Tired of repeating the same information at every clinic visit—stop smoking, lose weight, reduce stress? This session will discuss strategies to engage in meaningful dialogue that will help build partnerships between health care providers and health care recipients to promote engaged health care. Time to change health care conversations and start building meaningful dialogue ! ! !
This session is intended for all audiences.
12:15 – 1:00 Breakout sessions 2: Developing a Comprehensive Wellness Initiative Using the Wheel of Health OR It's Up to Me: Taking Ownership of My Health Begins Now
Developing a Comprehensive Wellness Initiative Using the Wheel of Health: Predolin 114
Speakers: Rebecca Zambrano and Maria Sierra De La O
What does a comprehensive wellness initiative look like? How does an organization take the first steps to plan a wellness initiative? Who should be included in the process? This presentation will help you answer these questions in a way that responds to the unique needs and culture of your organization.
This workshop will describe a practical approach that utilizes the “wheel of health” as the basis of a framework for developing wellness programs. You will leave with practical tools and strategies to help you begin the process of creating a comprehensive wellness initiative in your workplace.
It's Up to Me: Taking Ownership of My Health Begins Now: Predolin 116
Speaker: Pamela Crary, PhD, RN
In this breakout session participants will engage in their own individualized assessment that addresses mind, body and spirit. Upon completing the assessment, participants will be able to see areas for growth and begin setting goals toward a healthy lifestyle. Additionally, some easy to do self-care modalities will be introduced and practiced.