News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

October 19, 2009 — Vol. 25 No. 33

Idaho Conference on Health Care has new format

The 22nd annual Idaho Conference on Health Care Oct. 30 on the theme “Caring for Idaho” features a new format and includes the second annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium, which is free and open to the public.

The conference, sponsored by the Idaho State University Kasiska College of Health Professions, will be transmitted from Pocatello to the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center via ISU’s distance learning network. The conference will feature four distinct tracks, including:

“The conference has been redesigned to focus on providing professional development credits for health care professionals through four distinctly separate tracks, but the no-cost Geriatric Health Symposium will also offer plenty for the general public,” said Victoria Bañales, director of ISU Conference Services.

Up-to-date conference information, including registration forms and complete speaker/presentation information, can be found at Continuing education credits for professionals in various health care-related fields will be available. See the website for details. Pre-registration by Oct. 23 is required to attend. For more information contact Victoria Bañales at (208) 282-1049 or at

Additional information for each of the conference’s four tracks is as follows: