Louisville Area Gerontological Nursing Association

Upcoming Meetings

The Louisville Area Gerontological Nurses Association (LAGNA)
Invites You to our April Meeting
A light meal will be provided

Thursday, April 9, 2015
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: Calvin Presbyterian Church
2501 Rudy Lane
Louisville, KY 40207

**Enter through side door directing to Church Office**

TOPIC: “Seizures and Seniors”

Speaker: Beth Blakeley, MS
Director of Education
Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana

At the completion of this program the participant will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of epilepsy as a medical condition and how senior adults are affected by this neurological condition.
  2. Identify and learn about the different types of seizures.
  3. Know what to do and what not to do when someone is having a seizure.
LAGNA is a local chapter of the National Gerontological Nursing Association. We offer educational programs monthly from September through May on topics of interest to nurses working with elders. Please consider joining our chapter. Our dues of $25/year help cover our minimal expenses.

Nursing CE for this program : 7-0025-017-016 -2-2-1

Reminder: We must have your License number to award CEU’s

LAGNA appreciates the use of the facilities at Calvin Presbyterian Church.

Please RSVP by 4/7/15: Fay.Gootee@va.gov or flg4goots@gmail.com

Any Questions?? Call Joann Clemons, RN, MSN 708-1210 or joann.clemons@va.gov

Any Questions? May contact Joann Clemons MSN, RN at joann.clemons@va.gov or 502-287-1376 or Robin O’Brien RN at robin.obrien@va.gov.

Past Meetings

Thursday 9/12/13 - “Common Foot Problems and Treatment of Elders”
Dr. Chester Nava Jr
Thursday 10/10/13 – Topic/Speaker to be announced
Thursday 11/14/13 – Topic/Speaker to be announced

Thursday 2/13/2014- “Delirium”
January Hamby
**Full Day Seminar – Saturday- March 15, 2014 - Topics to be Announced
Location: Chapel House of Christian Care Communities 960 S. 4th Street Louisville,KY CE will be awarded

Thursday 4/10/2014 - Topic /Speaker to be announced
Thursday 5/8/2014 – Topic/Speaker to be announced

Thursday meetings will offer 1.2 CE for Nurses and light dinner.

For further information please contact Joann Clemons MSN RN at joann.clemons@va.gov Or Fay Gootee at fay.gootee@va.gov. How Older Adults Fare When Disaster Strikes: Disaster Planning and Response for Vulnerable Elders
Saturday, February 23, 2013
8:00 AM- 3:30 PM

Chapel House
Community Room- Ground Floor
945 S. Fifth Street
Louisville, KY 40203

We are holding our all day conference Saturday 2/23/13. Make your reservations now!

Download Program information and Registration form

Continuing Education Credit: Approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 6.0 contact hours, click here for details.

For more information, contact:
Joann Clemons MSN, RN
Chapter President