Omaha Women's Health & Wellness Conference

Published March 31, 2023


26th annual

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Friday, Oct. 6, 2023
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This will be an in-person event

A day of education, exhibits, and screenings for the community. 
Continuing education will be provided for nurses and social workers.


Did you miss the 2022 Omaha Women's Health & Wellness Conference conference? 
You can view one, two or all of the lectures here, free of charge:

The conference has also been converted into an Enduring Conference for continuing education credit.  You can receive nursing/social worker continuing education credit for a small fee.  Please use the link above to go to the Conference Video webpage.  Instructions for continuing education credit are provided at the top of the page.

Lecture offerings:

"Messages of Hope: Persevering Through a Pandemic"

Brandy Clarke, PhD, LP - Munroe Meyer Institute

"Pain Management: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Chronic Pain"

Kimberly Vacek, PhD - Nebraska Medicine Patient Centered Medical Home, Bellevue Family Medicine Clinic
Lori Long, DPT, PT - Nebraska Medicine Chronic Pain Management Program

"Cervical Cancer"

Andreea Newtson, MD - UNMC Department of Ob/Gyn, Division of Gynecologic Oncology

"You're Not Alone: Caring For Our Family Members
with Disabilities Across the Lifespan"

Kim Bainbridge - UNMC Munroe Meyer Institute, retired
Maggie Neujahr, CSW - UNMC Munroe Meyer Institute
Jason and Tina Velinsky - parent advocates
Jenny Koley - self-advocate

"Taking Control: Solutions for Bladder Leakage and Pelvic Prolapse"

Olson Center Urogynecology Division:
Jennifer Cera, DNP, WHNP
Mindy Rathe, MSN, WHNP
Elizabeth Hopkins, DPT, PT
Brittney Gilligan, OTD, OTR/L

"When Self Care is Difficult: Overcoming Barriers to Wellness"

Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, PhD - UNMC College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology
Georgia Jones, PhD - UNL Nutrition & Health Sciences
Danae Dinkel, PhD - UNO School of Health and Kinesiology
Lauren Holcomb, PhD - Nebraska Medicine Psychology Department

"My Special Olympics Journey - Intellectual Disabilities and Health"

Rachel Mulligan - Special Olympics Athlete and National Powerlifting Champion

Visit this conference website often for updates on the next conference.
Please call the Olson Center for Women's Health for more information 402.559.6345, 
or sign-up for conference updates by clicking here

Accredited Continuing Education
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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Olson Center for Women’s Health. University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 6.0 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.

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As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Nebraska Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers participating in this conference will receive up to 3.25 general continuing education credits. The content level of this activity is intermediate.


Did you miss the 25th annual Omaha Women's Health & Wellness Conference?
Watch those presentations here

For more information on the conference, please call the Olson Women's Health Resource Center
at 402.559.6345 or email

The Omaha Women's Health & Wellness Conference is brought to you by the
Olson Center for Women's Health,

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