CCI Lecture Series: "Contemplative Practices in Context: Essential Understandings for Compassionate Care & Social Justice"
September 24, 2019 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Organized By: The Compassionate Care Initiative
Presented by Dr. Oliver W. Hill, Jr.
Professor of Experimental Psychology, Virginia State University
Feel free to bring your lunch. Dessert will be provided.
Contact hours available for nurses!
Oliver W. Hill, Jr. is a Professor of Experimental Psychology at Virginia State University (VSU) specializing in the study of cognition. He received his undergraduate training in History at Howard University in Washington, DC, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Michigan. Hill is a former fellow and current board member of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, and he has developed several courses infusing contemplative pedagogy into the psychology curriculum at VSU. In addition to his research interests in mindfulness and contemplative practices, he is currently principal investigator on three projects funded by the National Science Foundation: one studying the efficacy of cognitive training as an intervention in STEM education; and two examining the impact of the content and pedagogy of the Algebra Project on mathematics performance of minority students at both the K-12 and college levels. He is also particularly interested in fostering the concept of quality education as a civil right for all students.
University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education (SONCE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. University of Virginia SONCE awards 1 contact hour for nurses who participate in this educational activity and complete the post activity evaluation.
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education, as accredited provider(s), awards 1 hour of participation (consistent with the designated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM or ANCC contact hours) to participants who successfully complete this educational activity.
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.