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  • Annual Big Sky Athletic Training and Sports Medicine Conference (February 2019)

    Dates:

    February 3 - 7, 2018.

    Location:

    Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, Montana.

    Description:

    This conference packs a lot into each day - including presentations, speakers, training, opportunities to network with other ATCs and sports medicine professionals, and, of course, skiing and other winter recreation! 

  • 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.

  • Bioethics Brown Bag and Webinar Series (2017 - 2018)

    Dates:

    Lectures and Q&A take place from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Please see the current schedule at the website below.

    Location:

    • Live presentation: C102 Patenge Room, East Fee Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI 48824
    • Online presentation: https://msubioethics.clickwebinar.com/brownbag (Webinar Instructions: http://bioethics.msu.edu/brownbag-webinar/webinar-instructions)

    Description:

    MSU's Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences offers a monthly brown bag and webinar covering topics in health care and ethics. Participants may attend the lecture on campus or join the webinar online. Those attending on campus may feel free to bring their own lunch.  Beverages and light refreshments will be provided. All lectures are recorded and posted online in our webinar archive. See the website below for the current topics and dates.

  • Body Mapping for Musicians' Health

    Dates:

    To be arranged based on student's and teacher's schedule

    Location:

    4930 S. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI, 48823

    Description:

    Body Mapping sessions are one-on-one and are designed to enhance performance and avoid injury by helping students refine and correct their body maps in order to move in a more efficient and coordinated way. Body Mapping is similar to the Alexander and Feldenkrais techniques, but relies more on verbal and visual strategies. Dr. Judy Palac teaches the sessions and is a licensed Andover Educator (teacher of Body Mapping).  Tuition is $53 per one-on-one session.

  • Brain Injury Symposium of Mid-Michigan (June 2018)

    Dates:

    Friday, June 22, 2018.  8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    The Brain Injury Symposium of Mid-Michigan will enhance the attendees knowledge of brain injury rehabilitation. This event features presenters who are leading local, state, and international service professionals targeted towards professionals in healthcare, rehabilitation, and other health service industries. The 2018 keynote speaker is Amy Zellmer, an award-winning author, speaker, and traumatic brain injury survivor. She is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and also produces a podcast series for survivors and caregivers.

  • Brains and Behavior: What You Need to Know to Better Understand Your Child (Caregiver Course) (April 2018)

    Dates:

    Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

    Location:

    Hannah Community Center 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    Join Terri to learn about healthy brain development and how that differs from brain development that has been impacted by exposure to substances before birth as well as prenatal/early childhood chronic trauma. Behavioral, emotional, and social concerns for these children will be explored. Interventions that are proven effective for traumatized children will be discussed.

  • Cancer Biology Annual Symposium (May 2018)

    Dates:

    May 24, 2018. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

    Location:

    1415 Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building, 567 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The 2018 Cancer Symposium will focus on the latest results of cancer research and will include the following presenters:

    • Karen Liby, Sophia Lunt, and Eran Andrechek, MSU | Opening Remarks
    • Lauren Aitch, Aitch Foundation | Introduction of Aitch Scholars
    • Traci Lyons, University of Colorado Denver - "Macrophages, lymphatics, and semaphorin 7a cooperate to promote lymph node metastasis in postpartum women"
    • Gina DeNicola, Moffitt Cancer Center - "NRF2 and the control of cellular metabolism"
    • Powel Brown, MD Anderson Cancer Center - "Prevention and Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer"
    • Charles Perou, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill - "Quantitative medicine for breast cancer patients"
    • Nadine Tung, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - "Treating Hereditary Breast Cancer"
    • Senthil Muthuswamy, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - "Organoids and Cell Polarity: New models and pathways for controlling cancer"
  • Center for Advanced Study of International Development

    Location:

    202 International Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    MSU's Center for Advanced Study of International Development (CASID) promotes and coordinates the work of faculty and students interested in developing countries from the perspectives of the social sciences and liberal arts. CASID has a strong commitment to its outreach mission serving K-12 teachers and students, post-secondary institutions, government, and business.  Outreach resources include: Publications; K-12 Outreach (LATTICE); Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education; International Business Institute for Community College Faculty, and International Business Center (CIBER). 

     

  • Center for Ethics and Humanities Brown Bag Lecture and Webinar Series (2016 - 2017)

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule at the Website below.

    Location:

    C102 E. Fee Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824 (unless otherwise noted).  You can also watch online at https://msubioethics.clickwebinar.com/brownbag

    Lectures are also recorded and posted in an archive.

    Description:

    The bioethics brownbag lecture series was started by the Center in the mid 1990s. Over the years, the series has featured countless speakers from all over the United States and the rest of the world. Lecture topics frequently stem from bioethics history, current research, theory, law and health policy, and more.  You can join us in person or watch live online! Lectures are held on MSU’s campus in East Lansing from 12-1 pm EST. See individual event details for room locations. Feel free to bring your lunch! Complimentary beverages and light snacks will be provided.  If you cannot come in person, you are welcome to join in the Webinar format from your computer.

  • Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    MSU's Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences supports reflective practice in health care and in science by bringing to these fields the resources of ethics and the humanities. The Center does this through teaching, writing, public speaking, conducting research, and working in many other ways with students, practitioners, and the general public. In the Center's teachings, from semester-long courses through one-hour lectures, from drawing up curricula to conducting workshops, the Center collaborates with faculty in the other colleges across the University. The Center emphasizes the ways in which theory and practice illumine one another.

  • Clinical Ethics Consultation Training Workshops

    Dates:

    Please contact program coordinator using the contact information below for available dates, pricing, continuing education credits, and cancellation policy.

    Location:

    The workshop is offered onsite at your location.

    Description:

    This workshop allows participants to practice:

    • Identifying ethical problems
    • Responding to an ethical question
    • Steps of the consultation process
    • Avoiding pitfalls in the ethics consultation process
    • Ethics consultation skills
    • Writing a consultation report
    • Reviewing and evaluating ethics consultations

    Workshops will be led by at least two faculty from the Center for Ethics with experience in clinical ethics consultation and policy. Since the workshop format is highly interactive, workshop participants will also be learning from one another.

  • Cognitive Science Annual Distinguished Speakers Series (2016 - 2017)

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule at the website below.

     

     

    Location:

    All lectures begin at 5:30 p.m. with a reception beginning at 5:00 p.m. in Room 118 Psychology, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The goal of the Distinguished Speaker Series is to bring influential researchers in cognitive science to MSU to talk on a broad range of topics.  Light refreshments are served and all are welcome!

  • Continuing Osteopathic Medical Education Manual Medicine Courses

    Dates:

    See current schedule at the website below.

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine offers continuing medical education courses, frequently held at the East Lansing Marriott hotel. The manual medicine series, open to licensed D.O.s, M.D.s, P.T.s, and D.D.S.s, is approved for AOA and AMA Category I credit. Courses include such topics as: Principles of Manual Medicine; Craniosacral Technique; Direct Action Thrust Manipulative Technique; Exercise; Functional Technique; Muscle Energy; Extremities, and Myofascial Release.

  • Cooking Matters Program for Child Care Providers (April 2017)

    Dates:

    April 1 - 8, 2017.  9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Location:

    MSU Extension, 701 S. Norton St., Corunna, MI 48817

    Description:

    Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals is a nutrition program that teaches child care professionals cooking, food safety, and food budgeting. The program is intended to empower providers to deliver nutritious meals and teach healthy eating habits to the children in their care. This program is open to all child care providers. Cooking Matters for Childcare professionals provides 10 hours of education credits for licensing.

  • Emergency Response Training for Livestock Transport (May 2018)

    Dates:

    May 11 - 12, 2018

    Location:

    Calhoun County Fairgrounds, 720 Fair St., Marshall, MI 49068

    Description:

    Most first responders lack training in handling large livestock and may not be familiar with aspects of farm animal behavior, livestock trucks, euthanasia methods and the many different people who need to be notified and involved in the response. Improperly handled livestock, especially those which are loose, can be a risk to responders, the public and a company’s public relations.

    MSU Extension has designed a comprehensive 2-day training that provides extensive education, advice and guidance on managing the scene of a rollover. Certification of completion will be issued for all program attendees from the program speakers.

  • Family Medicine Research Day Annual Conference (May 2018)

    Dates:

    Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Location:

    Johnson Center at Cleary University, 3725 Cleary Drive, Howell, MI 48843

    Description:

    This annual event is designed to encourage and assist new researchers and scholars in family medicine, nursing and the behavioral sciences in a collegial atmosphere where we can all learn and exchange ideas that may improve patterns of practice and the health of patients under our care.

  • Farm to Early Child Care Mini Webinar Series: Sprouting Healthy Eaters (2016 - 2017)

    Dates:

    Please see the schedule at the website below

    Location:

    Online webinars

    Description:

    The 2016-2017 Farm to ECE Mini-Webinar Series is a series of 12 webinars that will cover various topics in Farm to ECE. Webinars will be 15 minutes of presented material with time for questions and answers following.

  • Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners (GRMEP) Research Day (April 2018)

    Dates:

    April 18, 2018

    Location:

    DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI

    Description:

    MSU's College of Human Medicine partners with Spectrum Health, St. Mary's Health Care, and Grand Valley State University to form the medical, health education, and research consortium known as the Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners (GRMEP).

    GRMEP RESEARCH DAY provides a venue for medical residents, health professions students and area physicians to present the latest findings from their research studies.  Research Day’s emphasis is educational - allowing researchers an opportunity to present their work in a supportive, constructive learning environment. It also provides an opportunity to discuss projects with other researchers and to survey the breadth of area research interests.

    The 2018 Research Day features Keynote: Clifford Y. Ko, MD, who will be speaking on: Achieving Surgical Quality: Observations from the American College of Surgeons

    CME:    1.0 CME credit

  • Great Lakes Summer Institute in Social Work (July 2018)

    Dates:

    July 24 - 27, 2018

     

    Location:

    Great Wolf Lodge: 3575 N. US Highway 31 South, Traverse City, MI 49684.

    Description:

    The Great Lakes Summer Institute (GLSI) is one of the leading statewide annual training events, providing a wide variety of Continuing Education opportunities for Michigan Social Workers and other human service professionals. The goal of GLSI is to offer attendees the most up-to-date, current workshops for professional skill development in both clinical and macro settings.

  • Health Care Packaging Immersion Experience (October 2019)

    Dates:

    October 9 - 10, 2019

    Location:

    James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI, 48910.

    Description:

    The Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience is a unique educational event that brings together medical device packaging professionals and healthcare practitioners in a state-of-the-art healthcare simulation facility at Michigan State University (MSU). Participants at this conference will:

    • Study the performance of medical device packaging in the operating room and emergency department environments.
    • Interact and exchange ideas with experienced patient care teams currently working in the industry.
    • Address current trends, needs, problems and solutions in medical device packaging.
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