“Ethics, Values and Politics in Long Term Care: When Care and Everyday Life Collide” is the subject of the 18th annual Elizabeth Sterling Soule Lecture, sponsored by the University of Washington School of Nursing,
The lecture, by Dr. Rosalie A. Kane, will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel. No reservations are required for the lecture. The annual Friends of Nursing Dinner will follow a panel discussion and reception.
Kane, who has a doctorate in social work, is director of the National Long Term Care Resource Center at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. She has devoted her career to improving the lives of older adults, focusing her research on assisted living, care of the frail elderly, long term care, patterns of family care giving, and quality assurance in care of the elderly.
Dr. Sarah Shannon, research assistant professor of biobehavioral nursing and health systems, will moderate a panel discussion on community perspectives on older adults, chronic mental illness, children with special health needs, and long term care.
Dr. Heather M. Young will receive the school’s Distinguished Alumni Award during the Friends of Nursing Dinner. She is a School of Nursing faculty member, chief operations officer for ERA Care and executive director of a retirement community in Seattle.
For information and dinner reservations, call 543-8732.