Affordable Care Act focus of USF’s continuing “Future of” lecture series

 

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News release from the University of Saint Francis:

Affordable Care Act focus of USF’s continuing “Future of” lecture series

(December 16, 2013) – The Affordable Care Act will be the focus of the latest offering in the University of Saint Francis’ free “Future of” lecture series at the USF Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 1-4 p.m.

Keynote speaker Blayne Miley J.D., Indiana State Nursing Association director of policy and advocacy, will speak on Indiana’s approach to Medicaid expansion, insurance marketplaces and the unique terminology associated with the act.

The presentation will lead business, human resources and healthcare professionals and practitioners to a deeper understanding of the act as they seek to deliver better client services and care.The lecture will be presented live and as a webinar.

Continuing education of 1.5 contact hours for nursing will be awarded for the live or webinar session. For Indiana licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, 2.5 Category II contact hours will be given for the live session. This continuing education activity is approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Those attending the live presentation can sign up for one of two breakout sessions on business/human resources or healthcare workplace following Miley’s presentation.

Registration is at futureofhealthcare2014.eventbrite.com. Sponsors are Parkview Health, Physicians Health Plan, Lutheran Health Network and the University of Saint Francis.

The USF Performing Arts Center is located at 431 W. Berry St., Fort Wayne, and complimentary parking is available across the street.

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