Sep 06, 2018

2018 Michigan Nursing Summit: Taking Health Care Upstream

October 18-19, 2018|Lansing, MI


The Michigan Center for Nursing’s annual Michigan Nursing Summit convenes nurses from all over the state of Michigan. This year’s Summit will equip nurses with knowledge to promote understanding of underlying health factors, and the impact that these have on patient interactions and outcomes.


Crowne Plaza – Lansing West

925 S Creyts Road

Lansing, MI 48917

Phone: 517-323-7100

Mention group code MNS for event pricing


Regular: $225

Retiree (RN 65+ and not employed): $120

Pre-Licensure Nursing Student: $120

Register today at

Key Learnings

  1. Influences of social and healthcare structures on establishing and maintaining a culture of health.
  2. Current healthcare trends and issues requiring nursing leadership for individual patients, systems, and vulnerable populations.
  3. Techniques for nurse self care, compassionate care, and interpersonal relationships in the workplace.

Special Features

  • Academic Posters
  • Exhibiting
  • Action Coalition Update
  • Mentoring Project
  • Networking Reception

Continuing Education

This activity will be submitted for approval to award nursing contact hours by an accredited approver of continuing nursing education.


KEYNOTE Delivering Compassionate Care in a Culture of Health
Susan Hassmiller, RN, PhD, FAAN
Senior Advisor for Nursing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Health Equity: What the Eyes Don’t See
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH
Director, Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative

Maternal and Infant Mortality in Michigan: Who and Where?
Cheryl Larry-Osman, RN, MS, CNM
Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, Henry Ford Hospital Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses Board of Directors

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Care
Laura Porter
Co-Founder of ACE Interface, LLC, and Senior Director of The Learning Institute at the Foundation for Healthy Generations

Myth Busting Medical Marihuana
Andrew Brisbo
Director, Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation, State of Michigan

Saqib Nakadar, DO
Physician Advisor for the Michigan Medical Marihuana Advisory Panel

Human Trafficking: What Nurses Need to Know
Sarah Berry, DNP, RN, AGCNS-BC, CEN
Member, Beaumont Human Trafficking Task Force
Magnet Program Coordinator, Beaumont Health System, Troy

Christina Cercy, RN
Member, Beaumont Human Trafficking Task Force
RN, Material Child Health Unit, Beaumont Health System, Troy

Cynthia Weintraub, MS, BSN, RN
Chair, Beaumont Human Trafficking Task Force Clinical Nurse, Beaumont Health System, Troy

Mentoring Nurses: The Future of Nursing
Linda DiClemente DNP, BA, RN
Consultant, Michigan Health Council

Instant Stress Busters for Nurses
Aila Accad, RN, MSN
Speaker, Author, Certified Life Coach, LifeQuest International LLC

Intergenerational Harmony: Recruiting and Retaining Millennials
Lou Ann Brubaker, BS
President, Brubaker Consulting

Living Learning and Laughing Through the Years
Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP
President and Executive Director – CPP Assoc.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For more information regarding contact hours, please call Kristin Sewell at 517-908-8243.