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Continuing Education Credits Approved for Major Global Health Care & Spiritual Care Conference! Early Bird In-Person Registration Ends March 20th. Or Attend By Webcast.

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Join Us Virtually or In-Person

April 20 - 22, 2015

Orlando, Florida



Early Bird Rates End

Friday, March 20, 2015


Continuing Education Credit Approved
Conference activity has been approved for one credit hour per hour of education.
Professionals who complete this activity, submit attendance confirmation and complete a survey can claim:
  • 15 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (18 hours with Intensive)
  • 15 hours Continuing Nursing Education Credits (18 hours with Intensive)
  • 15 hours continuing education credits for Social Workers and Chaplains
    (18 hours with Intensive)

Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 (18 Intensive) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Rush University is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Rush University designates this live activity for 15 (18 Intensive) Continuing Education credit(s).

This activity is being presented without bias and with commercial support.

Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Rush University designates this live activity for 15 (18 Intensive) Continuing Education credits.

Featured Renowned Speakers
Liliana De Lima, MHA
Executive Director,
International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care,
Houston, TX
Betty Ferrell, PhD, RN, MA, FAAN, FPCN, CHPN
Director and Professor, Nursing Research and Education
City of Hope,
Duarte, CA
George Handzo, MA, BCC
Director, Health Services, Research and Quality,
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network, 
New York, NY
Christina Puchalski, MD,FACP, Founder and Director,
George Washington Institute for Spirituality & Health, (GWish), 
Washington, DC
Karen E. Steinhauser, PhD, Health Scientist,
The Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, VA Medical Center,
Durham, NC
John Swinton, BD, PhD, RMN, RNMD, Professor in Practical Theology and Pastoral Care, School of Divinity, Religious Studies and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, King's College, 
Aberdeen, Scotland
Call for Posters...
We are currently soliciting proposals for poster abstracts to showcase spiritual care in healthcare solutions. 

The deadline for submission is March 15. Please send submissions tosjamison@healthcarechaplaincy.org and include:
  • Title
  • Issue/Challenge
  • Action Taken
  • Outcomes/Data
  • Institution
  • Contact Information
Participants will have an opportunity to share their work during a poster reception onMonday, April 20. Conference registration is required.

We also have cost effective sponsorship packages available! Please contact mnicholas@healthcarechaplaincy.org or call 212.644.1111 x135 for this information.
Download the conference brochure for details.




  • HealthCare Chaplaincy Orders
    HealthCare Chaplaincy Orders Thursday, 28 July 2016

    Great to hear that you guys are organizing the continuing medical conferences. I too attended one of them with a different organization and I must say that it is a cool way to learn while vacationing.

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