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Annual Clinical Educator's Seminar

The Seventh Annual Clinical Educators Seminar will be held Saturday, October 23, at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

The seminar, which begins at 9:00 am in the Emerging Technology Center, is open to healthcare professionals and educators. The interactive program will address better ways to understand generational differences, engage students, plan clinical education experiences through clearer communication, and meet emerging healthcare professionals of tomorrow on equal terms. The cost of the seminar is $20 per person.

Gail Bursch, associate professor and director clinical education at the School of Physical Therapy, College of Health Sciences at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, is the featured speaker. Bursch earned her Master of Science degree in education and Bachelor of Health Science degree, both from the University of Kentucky.

Continuing education (CE) credit has been approved for nursing, practical nursing, and physical therapy programs. The seminar is pending approval for CE credit for dentists and dental hygienists, and dental assisting, radiography, diagnostic medical sonography, and surgical technology programs.

In order to received CE credit, participants must sign a roster and provide a license number. Participants attending the seminar for credit must attend the entire program and complete an evaluation form. Anyone arriving after the program begins will not receive CE credit.

The seminar is free to all full and part-time faculty of WKCTC. Volunteer faculty of the college and professionals who supervise and work with students in clinical setting such as hospitals, doctor's offices, and dental offices, can also attend the conference at no charge.

For more information contact Jennifer Miller, seminar coordinator at (270) 534-3393 or Jennifer.miller@kctcs.edu. Register online.