Atlanta Chapter United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Conference Announcement- Non-UAPRN Event- Virginia Lee Franklin Memorial Conference

Posted about 12 years ago by Charlotte Swint

In the spirit of Virginia Lee Franklin's commitment to teaching and to the specialty of neurology, the Virginia Lee Franklin Trust supports an annual conference dedicated to the advancement of neuroscience nursing teaching, research, and practice. Click here to see the conference brochure.

2012 Virginia Lee Franklin Memorial Conference
Feb. 17, 2012
Cox Hall Ballroom, Emory University Campus
7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Psychiatric Manifestations of Physical Illnesses

Keynote Speaker: A well-respected physician and educator, Dr. Nzinga Harrison is the Medical Director for Georgia Services, for ANKA Behavioral Health Inc. and a member of the Clinical Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Behavioral Health and Sciences at Emory University. Dr. Harrison has written and presented several articles and workshops on the medical aspects of addiction and other psychiatric disorders. She earned a bachelor's degree from Howard University in 1998 and a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine in 2002.

Conference Objectives:

  • Discuss psychiatric symptoms commonly seen with physical disorders
  • Describe red flag physcial symptoms that can be associated with psychiatric disorders
  • Examine specific physical illnesses commonly associated with psychiatric symptoms

Please use the link above to register if you are interested.

This information is from the Emory Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing webpage accessed on February 1, 2012.