NCMC event will focus on spiritual care across different cultures
GREELEY, Colo. (Sept. 9, 2011) — North Colorado Medical Center has organized its first conference sponsored by the NCMC Foundation and the Will Rothman Family Chaplaincy to look at spiritual care across different cultures.
The conference targeted to health care professionals will address “Challenges of Intercultural Spiritual Care.” Carrie Doehring, PhD, professor at the Iliff School of Theology, is the keynote speaker. Doehring blends the theological with the practical and social to challenge each of us to embrace our calling more fully.
The event takes place Friday, Sept. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 2101 16th St. in Greeley. There is a registration fee of $20 through Sept. 16 and $25 after that date. For more information, please call the NCMC Spiritual Care department at (970) 350-3473.
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North Colorado Medical Center is a fully accredited, private, not-for-profit facility licensed to operate 398 beds. It serves as a regional medical center with community-based and specialty services in a service area including southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. A family-centered obstetrics unit, cardiovascular, oncology, ortho/neuro, Level II trauma, Western States Burn Center and acute inpatient rehabilitation are among the many services offered through the medical center. Nearly 400,000 square feet of new patient care space was added to the northern Colorado region when the NCMC opened an expanded facility in December 2005. Included is the CardioVascular Institute of North Colorado featuring state-of-the-art heart services; expanded birthing center and neonatal care unit, new intensive care units and new surgical suites.
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