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  • Basic Life Support (CPR) Courses

    Location:

    965 East Fee Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The Learning and Assessment Center offers Basic Life Support courses (also known as “CPR”). Participants will receive instruction and skill training in:

    • CPR for adult, child and infant victims
    • Use of a barrier device, bag mask devices, and oxygen to ventilate a victim
    • Use of an AED
    • Management/relief of foreign body obstructions in responsive and unresponsive victims

    These courses are offered to individuals and groups. They may be taught at the Learning Assessment Center or on-site. Successful demonstration of CPR skills and completion of a written exam with a score of at least 84% is required.

  • Community Integrated Medicine Public Health Services

    Location:

    The greater Lansing area and southeast Michigan

    Description:

    CIM is a service organization that provides basic health screenings and preventive health education to the medically underserved. Members partake in tutoring and mentoring programs for high school students. CIM services all ages, ethnic groups, and genders throughout the Lansing and southeast Michigan communities.

  • Flint Area Medical Education

    Location:

    Flint, MI

    Description:

    MSU's College of Human Medicine partners with three Flint area hospitals: Genesys Regional Medical Center, Hurley Medical Center, and McLaren Regional Medical Center. The mission of the partnership is to administer, coordinate, and disseminate information about medical education in the Flint community and to provide health care professionals and individuals pursuing health care careers with a unique and supportive environment.

  • Health and Risk Communication Center Specialized Communications Services

    Location:

    Communication Arts and Sciences Building, 404 Wilson Road, Room 573A, East Lansing, MI  48823

    Description:

    The HRCC Center team includes experts in the areas of mass media, new technology, interpersonal, family, and intercultural communication. Our team uses message production, statistical methods, focus groups, and surveys to study topics related to environmental justice, international health, food safety, organ donation, HIV-AIDs prevention, obesity, and alcohol reduction. Our team is able to provide specialized knowledge and expertise in the aforementioned content areas, and we also offer specialized services that can be applied to any health or risk issue.

    We provide services such as:

    • Assistance with focus groups.
    • Development of health communication materials.
    • Evaluate health communication materials and campaigns.
    • Communication expertise on grant projects.
    • Practical, hands-on media training for executives, management staff, and groups.
  • Online Master's Degree Program in Public Health (In moratorium until 2020)

    Description:

    A key feature of the Program in Public Health (PPH) at Michigan State University (MSU) is the emphasis on applied knowledge. PPH students are engaged in course work and practical training to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform as a public health professional in the United States and internationally. Students may select a variety of courses as electives or choose to earn a graduate certificate in an area of concentration. Each certificate identifies which elective courses are required. All program electives are offered online. With prior program approval, the majority of 400 or higher level courses offered by MSU, with direct relevance to the field of public health (whether offered online or in the traditional classroom setting) can qualify as an elective.

  • Physician Immunization Tools and Training

    Location:

    MSU Extension, 240 Agriculture Hall, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Department of Community Health have joined together to develop tools and training to help raise Michigan's immunization rate and promote better health among all citizens. The Physician Peer Education Project on Immunization (PPEPI) has been vital to the education of members of the medical field. The PPEPI program travels throughout the state of Michigan giving immunization updates to practicing physicians and their staff at Grand Rounds, conferences, and medical staff meetings. Lectures include various topics like Pediatric Immunizations, Adolescent Immunizations, Adult Immunizations, Vaccines for Women’s Health, Influenza Vaccine, Family Medicine Immunization Update, Immunizations for Health Care Personnel, and Varicella (chicken pox) Vaccine.

  • RN Career Transition - Nursing for Life Online Program

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Nursing for Life program will educate nurses with the core competencies needed to practice in a safe and competent manner in new settings. Thus, the program will also address the increasing need for well-qualified professional nurses to provide direct care in hospice, long-term, home care, and ambulatory care settings. Features of the Program:

    Online theory modules followed by a precepted clinical practicum in the participant’s home community.
    Modules are self-paced, providing the flexibility to complete the program while employed.
    A clinical practicum that provides a structured yet supportive environment to acquire new knowledge and adapt clinical skills. The online modules consist of the following seven core modules that every participant will complete:

    1. Taking an Online Course
    2. Professional Roles in Community Based Settings
    3. Pain Management
    4. Assessment of the Older Adult
    5. Communication in Multidisciplinary Teams
    6. Cultural Care in Community Settings
    7. Caregiver Issues

    The remainder of the online modules are specific to the participant’s area of specialty. The specialties to choose from are:

    • Home care
    • Hospice care
    • Long term care
    • Ambulatory care
    • Case Management
    • Quality/Safety Management
  • Rural Health Grand Rounds

    Dates:

    Offered quarterly.

     

    Location:

    Programs are provided in various formats that may include video conference, teleconference, webinar, or face-to-face participation.

    Description:

    Rural Health Grand Rounds are educational offerings provided to rural healthcare settings and providers as part of the mission of the Michigan Center for Rural Health (MCRH). The following Grand Rounds are offered: EMS; Geriatric; Nursing; Oral Health; Pharmacy; Psychiatry; Social Work; Legal; and special topics.  Several topics offer continuing education credits.

  • Your Health Lecture Series Presentations

    Dates:

    Please visit the website listed below for upcoming dates

    Location:

    Please visit the website listed below for upcoming locations

    Description:

    The health lecture series, broadcast from various locations around the state, features experts from MSU medical colleges who will be speaking on issues such as: diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and pediatric health.

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