Program and Speakers

Thursday, January 25, 2001
Registration 8:30 am

Time Speaker Program Topic
NOON Kathleen Sebelius, Kansas State Insurance Commissioner KEYNOTE luncheon speaker will discuss what's happening legislatively in Kansas health issues.
9:00 am Susan Rogers, Nurse Consultant

Navigating the Health Care System (What to look for in your insurance coverage)
10:00 Jim McLean
Managing Editor, Business & Government, Topeka Capital-Journal. Mr. McLean covers legislative news.
What we can expect from the 2001 Legislature: New members & turnover of leadership, the education task force, state minimum wage, etc.
11:00 Catherine Castelli, RN MN AOCN ARNP is the Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Overland Park. She is a popular speaker for community and professional groups. Approximately 1,220,100 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2000 (excluding about 1.3 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancers). Her program will cover the major kinds of cancer prevalent in the United States: lung, colorectal, breast, and skin. She will focus on the GOOD news about cancer.