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TMC Seminar (Online): “The Spiritual Lives of Christians with Mental Health Challenges,” John Swinton, RMN, RNMD, PHD
John Swinton is Professor in Practical Theology and Pastoral Care and Chair in Divinity and Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen. For more than a decade John worked as a registered mental health nurse. He also worked for a number of years as a hospital and community mental health Chaplain alongside of people with severe mental health challenges who were moving from the hospital into the community. In 2004, he founded the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Spirituality, Health and Disability. The Centre aims to enable academics, researchers, practitioners and educators to work together to develop innovative and creative research projects and teaching initiatives within the areas of spirituality, health and healing, the significance of the spiritual dimension for contemporary healthcare practices and the theology of disability. He has published widely within the area of mental health, dementia, disability theology, spirituality and healthcare, qualitative research and pastoral care. John is the author of a number of monographs including Becoming Friends of Time: Disability, Timefullness and Gentle Discipleship and his forthcoming book: Finding Jesus in the Storm: The spiritual lives of people with mental health challenges. (Eerdmans 2020) His book Dementia: Living in the memories of God won the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Ramsey Prize for excellence in theological writing.
Continuing Education Credit
Continuing education credit will be attendance-based and only available to those who participate in the live seminar sessions. Participants will need to register a Duke OneLink account (See instructions here). A text code will be provided at the start of each seminar for those wishing to receive credit. See additional details below.
Continuing Education credits available for: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and chaplains.
Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. As an IACET Accredited Provider Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is authorized by IACET to offer up to 0.1 CEUs for each activity.
In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Category 1: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse CE: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for up to 1.0 credit hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.