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For Immediate Release (01-20)
Date: March 9, 2001
Contact: Steve Simon, 240-567-7952

Montgomery College to Host Nursing Leadership Conference
March 31 Event Honoring Founder of College’s Nursing Program
To Focus on Leadership in a Diverse Workplace

Montgomery College’s Nursing Program, along with its Workforce Development and Continuing Education are jointly sponsoring the First Annual Helen Statts Nursing Leadership Conference on Saturday, March 31, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Street in Rockville.

The conference, which honors the vision and achievements of Helen Statts, founder and first dean of the Nursing Program housed at the Takoma Park Campus, is designed to help participants develop communication techniques, handle conflicts and complaints, develop their own unique leadership style, and act as a catalyst for positive change in today’s dynamically changing health care environment.

Principal speaker is Dr. Sharon Dyson, an education specialist and recognized management trainer from the College’s Diversity Management Institute.

The conference registration fee of $50 includes continental breakfast, lunch, and materials. A certificate of attendance from the Diversity Management Institute, granting 1.5 nursing CEUs will be awarded. The registration fee also includes a tax-deductible contribution of $5 for the Nightingale Scholarship Fund.

For more information or to request registration materials, contact Jo Crichton at 301-601-6938.

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