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East Central Region 2018 Quarterly Meeting

Meetings now being offered via Zoom conference calls, which allows those who live in outer East Central Region cities/counties to participate via webinar.

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Location: FNA Office 1235 E. Concord Street Orlando, FL 32803

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Topic: Therapeutic Touch: Introduction & Updates


  • Identify key concepts of Therapeutic Touch (TT)

  • Identify key events in the evolution of TT

  • Identify the TT phases

Speaker: Jean Kijek, PhD, MA, BSN, RN

Dr. Kijek is a certified Therapeutic Touch Instructor and has studied Therapeutic Touch (TT) since the early 1970s with Dr. Dolores Krieger and Dora Van Gelder Kunz, the co-developers of TT. She has practiced and taught Therapeutic Touch for over 40 years. She conducted research on ‘The Effects of TT on “Embryonated Chicken Eggs inoculated with lethal Newcastle Disease Virus” and a meta-analysis of Therapeutic Touch research. In addition, she continues to study and work with Dr. Dolores Krieger and other TT Practitioners, teachers, and researchers in developing a solid theoretical basis of healing with TT for the past 6 – 7 years at the “TT Dialogues” in Columbia Falls, Montana. In addition, in 2015, Dr. Kijek did a workshop for TT teachers at the International Conference of the Therapeutic Touch International Association. In 2014, Dr. Kijek was inducted into the Florida Nurses Association Hall of Fame.

Continuing Education Hours: One (1)

CE Provider Number: FL 50-3103

You must attend the entire session in order to receive contact hours.

There is no commercial support/sponsorship and no conflict of interest for the planners or the presenters of this meeting.

Registration Fees:

  • FNA Members: Free

  • Nursing Student (pre-licensed): Free

  • Non-member: $10.00

  • Zoom Attendance FNA Members: Free

  • Zoom Attendance Nursing Student (pre-licensed): Free

  • Zoom Attendance Non-member: $10.00

Contact Florida Nurses Association at 407-896-3261 for registration payment or Click here to register

SAVE THE DATE for East Central Region 2018 Quarterly Meetings

  • May 10, 2018 Join us for Nurse Week Celebration. Willa Fuller, FNA Executive Director, will present on Horizontal Violence

  • August 23, 2018 Speaker TBD

  • November 15, 2018 Speaker TBD

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