Health Executive Institute Seminar Set For Sept. 28th at St. Barnabas

IBSONIA, Pa. (Richland Twp.), Aug. 28, 2012 – “Laughter May Be the Best Medicine, but How Do I Log it Onto the MAR” will be the focus of a Health Executive Institute seminar on Friday, Sept. 28 at The Village at St. Barnabas, 5850 Meridian Road. The seminar is free and open to nursing home administrators, personal care home administrators, department managers and human resources personnel. For registration information, call 724-625-4000 or e-mail by Sept. 21.

Seminar speaker is Dr. Jane A. Dotter, Primary Instructor and Module Instructor at Geneva College and President of D.F. Corporation. The seminar topics will include:

  • Assessing your sense of humor
  • Recognizing the side effects of humor
  • Discontinuing obstacles and dispensing healthy guidelines
  • Designing a support plan to incorporate humor

“Laughter May Be the Best Medicine, but How Do I Log it Onto MAR” will begin at 8:00 a.m. with registration. The seminar will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served. HEI seminars, arranged by St. Barnabas Health System, are submitted to the Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators and the Department of Welfare for four continuing education credits.  HEI is sponsored by Cura Hospitality, a dining services and hospitality provider.

About St. Barnabas:
St. Barnabas Health System is the largest health care concern of its kind in Pennsylvania and offers service apart from the ordinary in a faith-based, non-denominational setting.  Tracing its heritage back to 1900, the system serves approximately 900 inpatients and residents, plus 35,000 outpatients and home care clients.  The health system is composed of the St. Barnabas Communities, including The Village at St. Barnabas, The Washington Place at St. Barnabas, The Woodlands at St. Barnabas and White Tail Ridge; St. Barnabas Clinical Services, including St. Barnabas Nursing Home, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas and The Arbors at St. Barnabas; and St. Barnabas Charities, the fund-raising arm, which includes the Kean Theatre and Rudolph Auto Repair.

St. Barnabas Health System, Media Relations, 5850 Meridian Rd., Gibsonia, PA 15044-9667

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