Continuing Education

Continuing Professional Education

FALL 2019 Events 

Inpatient Trauma Nurse Education Series

Event Planner:  Jane E. McCormack, RN, BSN, CSTR, TCRN

Stony Brook Trauma Center


Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Trauma Center Lobby, Conference Room 1 & 2

Description:  1.0 CEU Credit

  • In collaboration with the SB Hospital Trauma Department
  • Lunch and Learn Topic: Care of the Patient with Spinal Injury - Dr. Fred Gutman
  • Use case based scenarios to discuss strategies to recognize and treat trauma patients with actual or suspected spinal injuries
  • Open to all nurses, EMS and allied health professionals treating adult or pediatric trauma patients
  • Pizza generously supplied by PEF
  • School of Nursing offering 1.0 CEU credit

Cost: FREE

Alternative Complementary Medicine

Event Planner: Dr. Susan Glodstein

Stony Brook School of Nursing

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: School of Nursing, Dean’s Conference Rm 2-239

Description: 5.0 CEU Credits

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Psychopharmacology–Professor Kim Stack, PMHNP
  • Healing benefits of Therapeutic Yoga, Reiki, & Essential Oils - Miss Janice Fleischman Eaton, MS, ANP-C
  •  Prescribing Medical Marijuana - Dr. Cheryl Meddles, DNP, FNP
  •  An Insight Into Palliative and Hospice Care -  Dr. Stacey Frawley, PhD, ANP
  • Health Benefits of CBD- Sheila Airo, Certified integrative Nutritionist 

 Cost: $95

          $65 SBU affiliated


Educating the Educators

Event Planner: Debra Giugliano, RN, MS, CPNP, CPON

Stony Brook Children’s Pediatric Hematology/Oncology


Thursday, October 17th, 2019

4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Stony Brook, NY

Description: 3.25 CEU Credits

  • In collaboration with the SB Children's Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Department
  • Therapeutic interventions for reducing the negative effects of cancer and treatment, both during and post-treatment
  • Strategies for recognizing, understanding and managing the emotional pain experienced by children

Cost:  $20 registration for event– see link for more details


           $15 for CEU Certificate (Register for CEU on c-vent link)

Recognizing and Assessing Cognitive Impairment Symposium  

Event Planner: Daphne Perry, MPH, PHR

Department of Psychiatry

Friday, November 15th, 2019

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

Location: Health Science Center, Level 2, Lecture Hall 4

Description: 3.0 CEU Credits

-In collaboration with the SBU Department of Psychiatry.

  • The course will be led by experts who will discuss and engage the audience to help improve recognizing the diagnosis of cognitive impairment, such as dementia, the ability to perform cognitive screening and to communicate with a cognitively impaired patient.  The course will also help attendees understand the legal and financial impact of early diagnosis of cognitive impairment and improve care outcomes for their patients and their caregivers. Attendees will gain both competence and confidence to properly evaluate and treat patient with cognitive impairment and improve care outcomes for their patients and their caregivers.
  • Experts and topics include:
  • Interactive Stimulation for Recognizing cognitive Impairment-  Dr. Paula Lester, Geriatric Medicine
  • Cognitive Assessment Tool Kit for Primary Care Physicians- Dr. Christodoulou
  • Neuropsychologist; Determining the Nature of Cognitive Decline through  Neuropsychological Testing- Dr. Carole Filangieri, Licensed Psychologist
  • Cognitive Assessment for Rehab Professionals:- Dr. Jeannine Nonaillada, PhD, OTR/L, BCG
  •  Planning Early for Care and its Importance- Daniel Okrent, Esq. Staff Attorney, Senior Citizen Law Project

Cost: $15 per CEU Certificate

Choosing Your Words Carefully: Promoting Wellness 

in the Campus Community

Event Planner: Dr. Susan Glodstein

Stony Brook School of Nursing

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Location: SUNY Farmingdale

Description: 1.5 CEU Credits

  • This presentation is assisting healthcare professionals in the implementation of positive terminology related to mental health
  • Discuss screening tools related to mental health and resources available
  • School of Nursing offering 1.5 CEU credits

Cost: $15 for CEU Certificate 




Dr. Susan Glodstein

Director of Continuing Education

(631) 444-6326

Angelea Laccesaglia

Senior Staff Assistant

(631) 444-3261





Online Registration (C-Vent)

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SUNY Stony Brook’s School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA state Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Stony Brook University/SUNY is an affirmation action, equal opportunity educator and employer. 13120714

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