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Greater Chicago INS Chapter

Recap of the GCINS Educational Program on October 5, 2016

Posted about 1 year ago by Denise Thunberg

The Greater Chicago INS Chapter hosted an educational event on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at the RAM Restaurant in Schaumburg. The evening began with two vendor product presentations from Angiodynamics and Incyte. The main presentation, "Nursing in the Mission Field" presented by Sue Silverstein, BSN, MSN, CRNI and Donna Matocha, MSN, RN, CNRN, VA-BC explored the nurses' role in mission trips. Sue and Donna discussed the difference between international and domestic trips, as well as the preparation involved. They shared personal stories from past excursions that touched the hearts of all in attendance. At the closing of the presentation, they challenged the audience to consider participating in mission trips in order to grow personally and professionally. Thanks to all who attended our event, as well as our vendors for participating. A special thanks to Angiodynamics for sponsoring the raffle prizes.

Our next education event will take place in January 2017, so please stay tuned for more details. For more information on the chapter and to see photos from the event, please visit our website at https://insgc.nursingnetwork.com


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Denise Thunberg 12 months ago

The presentation Wednesday night was wonderful!! Sue and Donna did a great job providing insight on the impact nurses make in the mission field both here in the U.S. and abroad. Very inspirational, thank you for sharing!

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