Saturday, April 23, 2011

Moore speaks with primary care providers

The Maine Nurse Practitioner Association 2011 Spring Conference features Thomas Moore as special guest and keynote speaker on Thursday 28 April at 8:00 a.m. This year's theme is "Primary Care Providers - Today's Health Care Heroes." The conference is at Point Lookout in Lincolnville, Maine, a new meeting place for the group. Moore speaks about his recent book, Care of the Soul in Medicine which shows how to care for people by acknowledging a person as body, soul and spirit. The conference description includes:
"For this book in particular, [Moore] has participated in dozens of medical conferences, visited hospitals and medical schools in several countries, and dedicated two days a month, to interviewing every kind of worker, from the CEO to the housekeeping staff of St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. Among the medical centers where he has lectured are McGill University Medical School, the University of Tennessee Medical School, the University of Minnesota program in Spirituality and Healing, the Mayo Clinic, NYU Cancer Center, Sloan-Kettering, Hermann Memorial in Houston, the Irish Hospice Foundation, and several smaller non-teaching hospitals and hospices."
The linked brochure includes a registration form with conference rates.

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