UT Chattanooga’s School of Nursing presents
Faculty Professional Development Diversity Conference
October 28-29, 2016
Downtown Marriott, Chattanooga, TN
Includes Center for Professional Education Credits (or CEUs) ~14 contact hours
Breakfast and Lunch provided both days.
October 28, 2016: 8:00am – 4:00pm; 5:00pm – 6:30pm
October 29, 2016: 8:00am – 2:00pm
Conference Goal: Disseminate research, exchange information, and share successful methods of addressing the social determinants of health in the classroom and clinical environments.
- Increase an understanding of social determinants of health: Economic Stability; Neighborhood and Built Environment; Health and Health Care; Education; and Social and Community Context.
- Build up a culture of inclusion among faculty and in the classroom.
- Provide practical tools to integrate curriculum components that address the social determinants of health and strengthen inclusivity in the classroom environment.
- Share interdisciplinary knowledge of how to reduce health disparities.
Who should attend and/or submit? Faculty across multiple healthcare disciplines, including: Primary Care Providers, Nurses, Social Workers, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, Nutritionists, Educators, Researches, Non-Profit Community Based Agencies, and Students
This national conference will be open to faculty across multiple healthcare disciplines and will include poster and podium presentations as well as guest speakers.