Faith and Patient Care: Caring for the Whole Patient

Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Room 517, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, 101 Elm Avenue, SE, Roanoke, VA

All Jefferson College of Health Sciences students, faculty and staff, as well as Carilion Clinic employees, are invited to this upcoming event.

 

FAITH AND PATIENT CARE: CARING FOR THE WHOLE PATIENT
Truths and Myths of Islam: How to Provide Best Care to Your Muslim Patient

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, beginning at 5 p.m.
Room 517

Jefferson College of Health Sciences, 101 Elm Avenue, SE, Roanoke, VA

How do you describe your faith tradition? Who is God? Can you summarize what you believe about your faith in one sentence? What do you know about other faiths? How does faith affect patient-focused care?

Please mark your calendars to join us for a fascinating discussion and presentation with Dr. Saleem Ahmed, faculty member at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Dr. Ahmed will lead round table discussion, followed by a presentation about building relationships across faiths to promote healing and provide healthcare. 

  • 5 p.m.: Myth vs. Reality Round Table Discussions
  • 5:30 p.m.: Faith and Patient Care: Caring for the Whole Patient

Dinner will be provided. For more information, contact Susan Tolliver, Jefferson College of Health Sciences Biomed Instructor and CASE Chair, at (540) 224-4645 or satolliver2jchs.edu.