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Diagnosis & Treatment Workshop 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Pozez Auditorium, Stormont Vail Health, Topeka, KS

Specialties: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Nursing, Social Work, Primary Care, Psychology

The Other Side of the Mental Health Coin:

Recognizing & Responding to Anxiety & Depression

Featured Speakers:

Abby Callis, PsyD

Dr. Callis is Director of Utilization Management at Family Service & Guidance Center in Topeka Kansas. She was coordinator for the agency's Anxiety Treatment Program for five years.  She specializes in evidence-based anxiety treatment.  Dr. Callis is active in the Anxiety and Depression Disorders Association of America and an adjunct professor at Washburn University.

Stephen Ilardi, PhD

Dr. Ilardi is an associate professor at the University of Kansas in Lawrence Kansas.  Dr. Ilardi's research focuses on the etiology and treatment of depression.   Over the past decade his clinical research team has worked to develop the Therapeutic Lifestyle Change (TLC) treatment protocol based on several modifiable lifestyle factors (e.g., physical activity, omega-3 intake, light exposure, social connection) with demonstrated antidepressant benefit. 

2018 Stormont Vail Health Medical Imaging Symposium
Saturday, October 6, 2018 7:30 AM - 4:20 PM Stormont Vail Health, Topeka, KS

                            Join us for the 
             2018 Medical Imaging Symposium

                       Saturday, October 6, 2018
                 Registration will being at 7:30 am
              Pozez Education Center Auditorium
                       Stormont Vail Hospital


                    Presentation topics include:

             Imaging Platform for Stroke Patients
                                Sports Injuries         
                         Musculoskeletal Imaging          
                            Regulatory Updates
              Imaging Support of Clinical Research

Critical Care & Trauma Symposium
Friday, October 12, 2018 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Capitol Plaza Hotel, Topeka, KS

Specialties: Emergency, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Radiology, Nursing, Trauma, EMT, Critical Care, Medical Imaging

           Friday, October 12, 2018
Maner Conference Center
               17th & Western Ave. 
Topeka, KS
8 am - 4 pm
              Registration begins at 7:30 am.


                *Management of Septic Shock
Palliative Care                   *Human Trafficking               
                      *Neurobiology of Trauma
         *Stop the Bleed/BCON       *Sepsis                   
Thoracic Aorta Injuries                       

           Additional details are being finalized!

Understanding the Batterer's Motive to Improve Victim's Assistance
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka, KS

Specialties: Emergency, Pediatrics, Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Nursing, Social Work, EMT, Primary Care



A Joint Venture by
YWCA of Northeast Kansas, Center for Safety & Empowerment
& Stormont Vail Health

                                    Registration is free. 

Those who use violence in their families & relationships have different motives, display different behaviors & present different dangers to their victim and their community. This makes it difficult to know which cases of domestic violence are likely to become lethal & then how to more effectively respond. This workshop provides information that unlocks the mystery of domestic violence & provides practical information that will change & enhance  your response.  



Active Assailant in the Healthcare Setting 10.24.18
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Stormont Vail Health, Topeka, KS

Active Assailant in the Healthcare Setting
          More than an Active Shooter

8:30 am - 4 pm
Registration begins at 8 am
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Auditorium, Pozez Education Center
Stormont Vail Hospital
Topeka, Ks

Registration Fee: $15
Open to the public.
Lunch Is provided. 

Topics include:
Developing Situational Awareness
Effective Communication Skills to Diffuse Conflict
Surviving an Active Shooter Event
Moral Obligations of Healthcare Workers

FormatLecture, group discussion and interactive exercises with a focus on healthcare facilities.

Seating is limited. Pre-registration required. 

Sponsored by:
Kansas Hospital Association, Kansas Rehabilitation Hospital, Shawnee County Emergency Management, Shawnee County Sheriff's Office, Stormont Vail Health, Topeka Police Department, U.S. Department of Homeland Security & The University of Kansas St. Francis Campus

Topics & times subject to change

Instituting a Lean Culture: Adapting to an Ever Changing Healthcare Landscape
Friday, November 2, 2018 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka, KS

Specialties: Family Medicine, Hospital Based Medical Staff, Medical, Hospital Based Medical Staff, Surgical, Nursing, Primary Care, Administrative

Let Us Show You What We've
Accomplished in Our Lean Transformation!

  • Utilizing 3P to Develop the Primary Care - Team Care Model
  • Creating a Value Stream Map to Identify Improvement
    Opportunities in Surgical Services
  • A Fresh Approach to Leadership:
    Using a Lean Management System in an Acute Care Setting
  • Tools for Connecting with and Empowering Physicians in a
    Process Improvement Environment
Time Critical Diagnosis Updates Holton Hospital 12.14.18
Friday, December 14, 2018 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Holton Hospital, Holton, KS

Time Critical Diagnosis Updates

Pre-registration is required. 

Topics include:

AMI Pharmacology
Stroke Intervention
Early Trauma Assessment, Management & Transport

Friday, December 14, 2018
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Registration begins at 9:15 am
Holton Hospital
1110 Columbine Drive
Holton, Ks  

Lunch provided by:
           Life Star of Kansas
           "Safe, rapid solutions to time, distance and illness"

2019 Behavioral Health Symposium
Friday, January 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka, KS

Details are being finalized! Registration will open soon!

2019 Behavioral Health Symposium

Making the Connection Between Relationships & Health

Friday, January 25, 2019
Pozez Education Center
Stormont Vail Hospital

Featuring Daniel Papero, PhD, LCSW-C, LICSW, from The Bowen Center in Washington, DC

After graduate training in social work at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Dr. Papero entered postgraduate training in family systems theory and psychotherapy at the Georgetown University Family Center. In 1982, Dr. Bowen invited him to join the faculty of the Georgetown University Family Center. He has written numerous articles and book chapters on various aspects of family systems theory and family psychotherapy and, in 1990, published a basic introduction to family systems, Bowen Family Systems Theory. He serves on the editorial board of Family Systems and of the Family Business Client. He currently gives between fifteen and twenty invited presentations yearly to various professional groups across the country on topics related to family systems theory, family psychotherapy, and the functioning of corporations and organizations. In recent years he has consulted increasingly with organizations in both the private and public sectors about the impact of relationships on functioning and about the emotional process of organizations. Dr. Papero maintains his consulting practice in Washington, DC.

Details are being finalized. Registration will open soon.

Shape Shifting: Obesity is a Disease
Friday, February 1, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka, KS

                               Save the Date!

            Shape Shifting: Obesity is a Disease


Join us to increase your awareness of obesity as a disease. The conference will focus on how to discuss the topic with patients,
starting them on a journey of healthy living and weight loss through diet, exercise, medical measures or surgical interventions.
Additional details are being finalized. Registration will be available soon.