Nashville, TN, July 26, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Cindy Coney, nationally acclaimed human resiliency speaker, trainer and author of "The Wild Woman’s Guide to Living with Chronic Illness," will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 Annual Conference of the Rheumatology Nurses Society on August 2nd at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Tampa, Florida based Coney’s pioneering educational work in health and prevention has been federally recognized as a SAMSHA Model Program. These programs based on resiliency research continue to positively impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of students nationwide.
Her keynote, “Beyond the Chart: Partners in Healing,” will highlight the importance of personal resiliency for healthcare professionals and patients alike. Diagnosed with the autoimmune disease lupus over thirty years ago, Coney not only has professional expertise in resiliency, but has seen first-hand the powerful role it plays in reducing stress, improving job/life satisfaction, improving patient outcomes and, ultimately, achieving the common goal of healing.
The Rheumatology Nurses Society, based in Greenville, South Carolina, is a professional organization committed to the development and education of its nurses to benefit its members, patients, family and community. For more information, visit the organization’s website at RNSnetwork.org, or visit CindyConey.com.