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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses Online Program

    Description:

    The RN to BSN program is designed for practicing Registered Nurses who wish to enhance their professional skills and advance their nursing career. This part-time five semester option is delivered in a web-based format. Clinical practice in community health and leadership are guided by nursing faculty and supported by experienced preceptors at sites convenient to students.

    Thirty (30) credits will be granted for successful completion of the National Council Licensing Examination – Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). These credits are granted in recognition of the the nursing coursework that was completed in your Associates Degree in Nursing program.

     

  • Case Management Conference (November 2017)

    Dates:

    November 1, 2017

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd, MSU, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    Join colleagues at the 2017 Case Management Conference and learn from nationally recognized experts about strategies that case managers can use to enhance practice in this challenging health care environment.

  • Complementary Therapies in Pain Management Online Module

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing education offering is intended to provide registered nurses with an overview of pain and the use of complementary therapies in pain management. This program will meet the State of Michigan requirement for 1.0 hour or continuing education in pain management.

  • Human Trafficking: Introduction for Healthcare Providers Online Module

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing nursing education (CNE) offering is developed to raise awareness of human trafficking- a form of modern day slavery becoming increasingly prevalent in Michigan, in the United States and globally. The aim of the module is to educate nurses and provide tools and strategies to assist in the care of victims of human trafficking. The content of the module complies with the standards of training of human trafficking as required by the Michigan Board of Nursing (MBON), effective January 6, 2017.

  • Integrative Healthcare for Pain and Stress Online Self-Paced Course

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing education offering is intended to allow registered nurses to experience three integrative modalities for chronic pain, realizing their application and value to address underlying dis-regulation processes in the body for patients, and to improve their self-care strategies. This course complies with the requirements for continuing nursing education and specifically satisfies the requirement for one (1.0) contact hour of pain and pain symptom management for relicensure in the state of Michigan. Course is free.

  • Interprofessional Teaming Online Healthcare Module

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The online module, Creating a Culture of Collaboration and Interprofessional Teaming, looks at core competencies for application in practice, serving patients who have multiple comorbidities and complex healthcare needs. This offering also serves to educate preceptors in guiding students of interprofessional partners within the clinical setting.  At the conclusion of this online offering, the interprofessional learner will be able to:

    • Describe the foundations of interprofessional education
    • Discuss the four core competencies of interprofessional education and collaboration, and
    • Discuss the challenges related to facilitating team building with health professions students to provide population centered care.

    This program complies with the requirements for continuing nursing education (CNE) and provide one (1.0) contact hour. No conflict of interest is disclosed by the presenters or planners of this offering.

  • Introduction to Reflexology Online Module

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Reflexology is a practice based on the principles that there are reflexes in the feet and hands that correspond to all organs, glands, and parts of the body. It is a popular complementary therapy used to relieve stress, pain, and discomfort.

    Barb Brower, a certified reflexologist with over 20 years of experience offers this self-paced course. She has worked with MSU College of Nursing Professor Gwen Wyatt, PhD, RN, on a research study investigating the use of this complementary therapy by women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. You will have the opportunity to learn about the principles of reflexology, view a video demonstration of the basic techniques and be able to practice these skills as a result of completing this course.

    This course fulfills the 2.0 nursing continuing education requirement for PAIN management mandated for RN relicensure in the State of Michigan.

  • Mandated Reporter of Child Abuse and Neglect Pamphlets

    Description:

    This pamphlet is for state-wide dissemination to professionals who work with children, to inform of their obligations as mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. The Michigan Child Protection Law requires that certain persons report any case of suspected child abuse or child neglect to the Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS).

  • Master of Science in Nursing Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist with Nurse Education Concentration Program (Online)

    Location:

    This program is delivered in a completely online format with internship experiences completed close to home.

    Description:

    This unique specialty program prepares graduate nurses who are clinical experts skilled in providing care for adults across the lifespan and possess the knowledge required to effectively educate others. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be ready to assume leadership roles in healthcare settings as advanced direct care provider, consultant, leader, collaborator, and educator. Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialists advance the quality of care by leading practice change innovations, integrating evidence-based practice guidelines, and collaborating with members of the healthcare team to improve patient outcomes.

  • Master of Science in Nursing with Nurse Anesthesia Concentration

    Dates:

    New cohorts are admitted each year in the spring semester

    Location:

    Classes are held on campus in East Lansing, with clinicals in affiliated healthcare locations across the state.

    Description:

    This full-time, 28 month program is designed to prepare Advanced Practice Registered Nurses with the knowledge, judgment, and competence to deliver safe and effective anesthesia care and assume leadership roles in the practice setting. The Nurse Anesthesia program is accredited through the Council on Accreditation on Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).

    This Nurse Anesthesia (NA) program at Michigan State University is one of only five programs in Michigan that prepares Advanced Practice Nurses to deliver anesthesia care. Graduates are eligible to sit for certification examination as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA).

  • Master of Science in Nursing with Nurse Practitioner Concentration: Hybrid Program

    Location:

    This ‘hybrid’ program combines online learning, clinical simulations and face-to-face classroom activities with community-based clinical practice experiences.

    Description:

    This program is designed to prepare Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who wish to pursue a graduate education and gain the clinical competency necessary to deliver primary healthcare to diverse populations in community settings. Students may choose specialization in Adult/Gerontological (ANP/GNP) or Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).

  • Pain Management: Expanding Your Knowledge Online Module

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing education offering is intended to provide registered nurses with current, evidence-based content to improve the management of pain. This course will identify challenges and opportunities in pain management. Further, it will describe evidence-based practice changes that can be implemented to improve patient comfort.

  • Precepting for Success: Online Nursing Education Modules

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing nursing education (CNE) offering focuses on precepting skills for nursing professionals. Whether you are a “seasoned” nursing preceptor or someone who is newly developing these skills, these modules are designed to acquire new knowledge on the topic and apply lessons learned to clinical practice.  This course has four modules:

    1.     Introduction to the Role of Preceptor (0.9 contact hours)

    2.     Coaching and Feedback, part 1 and 2 (1.43 contact hours)

    3.     Performance Evaluation (1.05 contact hours)

    4.     Managing Problems (0.8 contact hours)

    One or more modules may be completed for continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours.

  • Rural Health Grand Rounds

    Dates:

    Please see a list of the current dates at the website below.

     

    Location:

    Programs are provided in various formats, including: video conference, audio conference, or webinar

    Description:

    MCRH offers numerous Grand Round Programs which are telebroadcasted free throughout rural Michigan via Video-conference, Audio-conference & Webinars. Topics include:

    • Geriatric
    • Nursing
    • Pharmacy
    • Oral Health
    • Psychiatry
    • Social Work
    • Legal
  • Signing Online Sign Language Instruction and Continuing Education

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Signing Online offers a series of four ASL (American Sign Language) courses that will give you the basic skills to become fluent in ASL. In ASL, the hands communicate by forming signs, which have meaning just like spoken words in English. ASL also means learning how to express yourself using your eyes, face and movements and body movements.  The course also provides valuable information and insights for communicating with deaf and hearing impaired individuals. Healthcare professionals will benefit from learning the basics of ASL.

    Contact Hours: 15

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