Conversations that Matter Session at the Society for Vascular Nursing 2021 Annual Conference
Date and Time
San Diego Convention Center
This session is limited to attendees of the SVN meeting.
Attending the upcoming SVN meeting in San Diego? Be sure to join Hanger Clinic Community Care Coordinator Leslie Green’s session, where she’ll discuss the impact of early pre-operative education for patients with limb loss.
Conversations that Matter: Early Pre-operative Education to Support Positive Prosthetic Patient Outcomes
Wednesday, August 18, 8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PT
Featured Keynote Speaker
Leslie Green, MA, MA, MA, MA, MSW, Ed.S
Community Care Coordinator, Hanger Clinic
Leslie Green, educator, social worker, amputee patient, and peer mentor, is a limb loss community advocate for hundreds of patients like herself. Leslie has been a bilateral below-the-knee amputee since 2016, and has used her experience, both as a patient and a social worker, to develop resources and education for the community she loves so dearly. In her work with amputees, she has created and facilitated amputee support programs that are registered with the Amputee Coalition. Leslie is trained through the Amputee Coalition and holds the role of Lead Advocate for the State of Minnesota. Now with Hanger Clinic, she is an invaluable resource to share her experience and knowledge in supporting amputees as a collaborative member of the overall healthcare team.
Leslie attended graduate school for social work at Augsburg, and studied education at the University of St. Thomas. She received her undergrad degree at the College of St. Benedict. She holds six graduate degrees in the fields of social work and education.
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