Courses

The 2021 Kansas Governor's Public Health Conference features nationally-recognized keynote speakers on topics including:The current COVID-19 PandemicImproving school and community cultures to prevent school violence and suicidesLessons learned from disaster response around the worldStrategies to ensure governmental public health is well-prepared for present and future health challenges.In addition, a wide selection of breakout sessions tailored to meet the changing needs of the populations served through public health programs and initiatives are offered.


Click HERE to Register for the 2021 Kansas Governor's Public Health Conference on: March 30, 2021 to April 1, 2021, Virtual Conference
This two day symposium is designed for critical care nurses, as well as other nurses and allied health professionals, desiring to enhance their critical care nursing knowledgebase. An outstanding group of national and local speakers with critical care expertise comprise the faculty.Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Gore established and endowed the Gore-Farha Fund for Advanced, Special and Continuing Education in 1980 and 1981. In it, they have honored S. Jim Farha, MD, a well-known Wichita thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon. Principal finding for this conference is provided by Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation (WMREF), Wichita, Kansas, through the Gore-Farha Endowed Fund. WMREF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of new medical skills and knowledge through the support of basic and applied research and education. All Symposium accommodations and education program planning are coordinated by Clinical Education at Wesley Healthcare on behalf of WMREF.


Click HERE to register for the 39th Annual Gore Farha Critical Care Nursing Symposium on April 22-23, 2021, Virtual Conference
The 8th Annual Kansas Healthcare Ethics Conference is structured to stimulate discussion of real-life ethical issues. Healthcare professionals as well as the general public can benefit by joining the discussion at this conference.If you are a physician, nurse, patient, family member, health care worker, social worker, chaplain, or adult care home administrator, you are faced with ethical decisions in health care. Ethical dilemmas can occur in the delivery of health care with decisions about end-of-life care, scarcity of resources, ethnic and diversity issues, honoring religious decisions of patients, and the use of technology in today's health care delivery.This year's conference looks at the new and intensified ethical dilemmas encountered in the face of a once in a lifetime pandemic.


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The AIT practicum placement is available to individuals with a bachelor's degree, who have had coursework and/or professional experience in aging studies or long-term care; management concepts; finance or accounting, and are ready to become a licensed nursing home administrator. Prospective AITs are required to submit unofficial transcripts to confirm qualifications.The AIT practicum consists of a 480-clock-hour placement with a qualified nursing home administrator, which meets the practical experience required to become a licensed nursing home administrator in the state of Kansas. The 480 practicum hours can begin at any point during the year, but must be completed within one year. The AIT works with their site preceptor to establish a schedule. AIT students will be added to the Blackboard course, AGE 660, where they will submit an hour log and have access to helpful exam preparation information.Prior to registering, the prospective AIT should consult with the practicum coordinator to submit the required training forms and finalize site placement details. Contact Jacie Green (jacie.green@wichita.edu) before registering if these items have not yet been submitted.


Click HERE to register for the AIT Practicum Placement March 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022, Virtual Conference
This course covers the essential topics pertaining to composites engineering and the certification process. Its contents provide students with an awareness of the composites engineering framework through course materials and practical applications through online discussions. Topics include engineering, manufacturing, maintenance, and certification of composite materials associated with civil aircraft structures. The course content is in accordance with FAA AC 20-107B (Composite Aircraft Structure).This course was developed through the collaboration of Wichita State University, industry subject matter experts, and the Federal Aviation Administration. The course is taught online, includes all teaching materials, and features real-world discussions facilitated by those with subject matter expertise and FAA representatives. Depending on prior knowledge, experience, and level of student involvement, attendees typically spend six or more hours per week, reviewing materials, participating in online discussions, and testing their knowledge.After finishing a 1-week period of self-study of fundamental composites and successfully completing an examination in CSET-A, students proceed to more advanced topics through an on-line, interactive learning experience via Blackboard. Teaching methodology includes online discussions facilitated by subject matter experts, content in PowerPoint slides available for download, and audio/visual aids. As an asynchronous learning process, the schedule is very flexible, with students determining their time schedule and participating at their convenience during each week of class.CSET-A and CSET-B will be offered in the fall, 2021, for those students desiring more schedule flexibility, currently planned for September 20 - October 31, 2021. Both modules will be offered simultaneously.


Click HERE to Register for CSET B on May 10, 2021 to June 20, 2021, Virtual Conference