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Continuing Education for Registered Nurses – Tues. Evenings
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Poison Ivy
This presentation will provide essential information about the botanical classification and characteristics of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac and their distribution in the United States. In addition, other botanical cousins with allergenic potential will be identified. The presentation will go on to address the nature of the pathophysiological reaction to urushiol (the “poison”), which is a delayed hypersensitivity reaction. Treatment will be discussed. The presentation will end by addressing facts and myths about poison ivy reactions.
Presenter: Priscilla Simmons, EdD, MSN, CNE is a Professor of Nursing at eastern Mennonite University and a Penn State Master Gardener.
Date: Wednesday, May 4
Time: 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Cost: Free – Celebrate Nurses Week! Registration is required.
Contact Hours: 3 (Act 48 for School Nurses is available)

Teen moms and nutrition education.
Presenter: Nancy Wise PhD, RN, faculty at EMU Lancaster
Date: Monday, June 6
Time: 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Cost: $20.00 (snacks included)
Contact Hours: 3 (Act 48 for School Nurses is available)


EMU Lancaster (Greenfield Corporate Center)
1846 Charter Lane
Lancaster, PA 17601
(717) 397-5190
Note: Parking is plentiful and free!
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Contact Lisa Sauder, Administrative Assistant or telephone 717-397-5190.

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