Educational Opportunities for Munson Healthcare Staff

Learn about upcoming educational opportunities for Munson Healthcare staff.

This page is maintained by the Staff Development Department at Munson Healthcare. If you have questions or would like to add an event, please contact Barb Slagel, Manager of Clinical Education, by email or call 231-935-8324. 


"2022 Michigan Nursing Summit"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

This year's theme is 'Reconnect, Recharge, Reset'. Attendees will develop skills to cultivate joy, to shut down negative self-talk, and will learn to create drama-free teams, when teamwork is essential! Our speakers this year are experts in the mind-body connection, healing power of play, positive thinking, and pressure-free living. We will learn to thrive, not just survive!
 

Program Objectives:

  1. Michigan Center for Nursing wants to help nurses reconnect, recharge and reset.  Attendees will develop skills to cultivate joy, to shut down negative self-talk, and will learn to create drama-free teams, when teamwork is essential!

Program Details:

  • Location: Park Place Hotel and Conference Center, Traverse City

  • Date:  Thursday, October 6, 2022 through Friday, October 7, 2022

  • Time:  Day long sessions

  • Intended Audience: Nursing Staff

  • Cost: $175 - $225

To register, click here.

NOTE:  Up to 7 continuing education credits available.


"Well-Being Webinar Series for Michigan Hospital Employees"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

The Michigan Hospital Association Keystone Center and Duke Center for Healthcare Safety and Quality are hosting bite-sized evidence-based well-being webinar series open to every healthcare worker in Michigan.

Program Objectives:

  1. Compared to anxiety and depression – burnout is relatively easier to prevent and treat. Bite-sized strategies can significantly enhance your well-being, and through sharing, the well-being of your co-workers.

Program Details:

  • Location: 10-week virtual sessions
  • Date:  Tuesday, March 29, 2022 through May 31, 2022
  • Time:  12:00pm-1:00pm EST
  • Intended Audience: All Healthcare Staff
  • Cost: Free

To learn more, read the flyer and watch the YouTube video.

Register online at Well-Being Ambassador Training.

NOTE:  Up to 11 hours of CME/ANCC credit available.


"The Psychology of Serious Illness: A Community-Based Palliative Care Training Program for Michiganders"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

This course reviews common psychological reactions that individuals face when living with a serious and/or life-threatening illness. It introduces learners to palliative and supportive care services that can help patients and families manage pain, stress, symptoms, and side-effects.

Program Objectives:

  • Participants will develop an awareness of common challenges faced by individuals with serious illnesses, their families and their care teams.
  • Participants will develop knowledge needed to identify and respond to these challenges as they occur in their practices and communities across Michigan.

Program Details:

  • Location:  Webinar
  • Date:  Select Wednesdays, May 18 – September 28, 2022 (10 webinars, recordings available)
  • Time:  12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
  • Intended Audience:  Healthcare Professionals and Paraprofessionals, Public Health Workers, Community Leaders, Clergy, and Educators.
  • Cost:  Free

View details HERE or To REGISTER for this virtual webinar.

NOTE:  Up to 15 hours of CME/ANCC credit available.


"Implicit Bias Training"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

Michigan Health Council is pleased to offer implicit bias training for health care professionals.

In a hybrid delivery model, learners will watch a one-hour video on demand and attend a one-hour webinar to engage with the instructor and other learners in a robust discussion and group exercises. (Total hours = 2)

Each two-hour training will include an overview on how to recognize implicit bias, an in-depth discussion and exercises on the following six topics:

  • Race
  • Sex/Gender
  • Socioeconomic Status
  • Mental Health
  • Body Habitus
  • Neurodiversity

Program Objectives:

  • Learners will gain an understanding about what implicit bias is.
  • Learners will gain an understanding of the history of bias in healthcare and the modern consequences of bias in the delivery of health care services.
  • Learners will gain an understanding on how implicit bias informs their decisions and interactions.
  • Learners will learn strategies to remedy the impact of bias in their perceptions, judgement, and communication.
  • Learners will learn strategies to reduce disparities in access and delivery of health care services.

Program Details:

  • Location:  Webinar
  • Date:  Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Multiple other dates/times through out the year
  • Time:  7:00-8:00pm EST
  • Intended Audience:  Health Care Professionals
  • Cost:  $50

View details and REGISTER for this virtual webinar.


"Pediatric Nursing Care"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

This conference is designed to bring together professionals who want to make a difference.  A variety of topics will be presented to professionals working in the pediatric ambulatory care, acute care, intensive care, mental health and in the community. Do not miss this opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and share your innovative ideas and enthusiasm!

Program Objectives:

  • The learner will be knowledgeable of evidence-based practices and innovative interventions across multiple pediatric practice environments: ambulatory care, acute care, intensive care, mental health and community.

Program Details:

  • Location:  The Kensington Hotel - Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Date:  Thursday, May 12, 2022
  • Time:  8:00 – 4:15pm EST
  • Intended Audience:  RN’s, LPN’s, PT’s, OT’s, Child Life Specialists, or Dieticians.
  • Cost:  $140

View details and REGISTER for this event.

NOTE:  6.75 Nursing Contact Hours


"Microsoft OneNote - Virtual Live Education"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

Microsoft OneNote is part of the Microsoft Office suite of programs and is generally used for organizing notes for meetings and projects.  These sessions are perfect for users who are new to OneNote, have never had formal training, or just want a refresher. 

Topics include:

  • Creating and saving notebooks

  • Sharing OneNote notebooks

  • Sections & Pages

  • Tags & To-Do Items

  • Attachments & Hyperlinks

  • Password protection

  • Templates

  • Moving & re-sharing notebooks

  • OneNote via Office.com on the web

  • And more!

Program Details:

Date

Time

Registration Link

Wednesday, May 4th

12:30-2:00p

Click here to register

Thursday, May 5th

10:00-11:30a

Click here to register

Tuesday, May 10th

11:30a-1:00p

Click here to register

Thursday, May 12th

10:00-11:30a

Click here to register

  • Location: Webinar
  • Intended Audience: Healthcare Team
  • Cost: Free

Note:  Once you register, an email confirmation with a link to the webinar will be sent to you.


"Advance Care Planning Training"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

Participants will be provided education tools, conversation facilitation techniques and the associated ACP documents necessary to initiate ACP with patients and families in an ambulatory care setting.

Program Objectives:

  • Discuss complexities and demands of today’s older adults to both live and die well.

  • Describe various advance care planning program implementation strategies including the document trajectory at any given stage of life.

  • Employ completion of advance care planning documents with patients.

  • Facilitate advance care planning conversations with patients and families using various communication tools and techniques.

  • Identify advance care planning reimbursement opportunities with CMS and various insurance companies.

Program Details:

  • Location:  Virtual Class (via Zoom) or face-to-face) depending on travel requirements.

  • Date:  Scheduled on an as needed basis

  • Time:  2-hour commitment

  • Intended Audience: Care Managers, Social Workers, Nurses, Physicians, Advance Practice Clinicians, Spiritual Care Specialists, and other healthcare professionals who will conduct advance care planning facilitation and/or program development.

  • Cost:  Free

View details HERE.


"Addressing Human Trafficking in Healthcare Settings"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

Human trafficking is a public health concern that affects individuals, families, and entire communities across generations, according to the Administration for Children and Families, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Because health care providers are in a unique position to identify victims and provide them with physical and psychological care—while in captivity and after release—policymakers are looking at how the health care system not only can serve victims but help solve the trafficking problem.

Program Objectives:

  1. Identify the types and venues of human trafficking in the United States
  2. Describe potential warning signs that a victim of human trafficking might exhibit
  3. Describe screening questions and tools that might be useful to identify victims of human trafficking within the healthcare setting
  4. Recognize the legal options available for a victim of human trafficking
  5. Describe the need for comprehensive models of care for victims of human trafficking

Program Details:

  • Location: Webinar

  • Intended Audience: Healthcare Staff

  • Cost: Free

To REGISTER for this virtual event, please click HERE.


"Competency Assessment Education Series"

Continuing Educational Opportunity

  • Location: Webinar

  • Intended Audience: Nursing Managers, Assistant Managers, Educators

View flyer for more information.


"Munson Med Talks Podcast"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

  • Location:  Webinar
  • Intended Audience:  Healthcare Staff
  • Cost:  Free

View details HERE 


"Coping with Pandemic Fatigue"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

  • Location: Webinar

  • Intended Audience: Healthcare Staff

View website to register.


HealthTrust Education and Clinical Resources

Continuing Educational Opportunity

HealthTrust, an education, and clinical resources group, is excited to share resources designed for clinical integration product discussions between facility supply chain leaders and clinicians.  Items available include:

Program Objectives:

  1. Learning how the Clinical Research & Education team uses research and feedback from practicing physicians to create Clinical Evidence Summaries (CES) which help form the basis of the organization’s evidence-based contracting process.  The site enables all-member access to clinical resources and CES documents.  Click this link to learn more.
  2. You’ll have access to Product Features Summaries (PFS) that profile the PFS and other resources and how to navigate to contract packages.  Additionally, content is available on other resources such as infographics and conversion guides.  View this tutorial to learn more.
  3. Lastly, an expanded public education site containing product-related education.

Program Details:

  • Location: Webinar

  • Intended Audience: Healthcare Staff

  • Cost: Free

Contact clinical.research@healthtrustpg.com with additional questions on how best to utilize these helpful resources.


"Managing Discipline and License Information"

Continuing Educational Opportunity

  • Location: Webinar

  • Intended Audience: Licensed Staff

View flyer for more information.


MHC Preceptor Workshop

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

The MHC Preceptor Workshop is an eight hour interactive workshop where participants develop the role of a preceptor (trainer) to foster new hire and preceptor job satisfaction. All MHC staff are welcome to attend!

  • Location: Webinar

  • Intended Audience: Healthcare Staff

Please contact Megan Greenway for additional questions: mgreenway@mhc.net or view the flyer for more information.


"Pressure Injury Prevention (PIP) in Intraoperative Care Microcredential"

Continuing Educational Opportunity

  • Location: Webinar

  • Intended Audience: Licensed Staff

View more information here.


Tuberculosis Testing Workshop

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

The TB Testing Workshop (A.K.A., TST Workshop) is a four-hour workshop for healthcare workers covering all aspects of TB including history, epidemiology, transmission, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. In addition, the participant will learn how to properly administer and interpret a TB skin test (TST). Participants who successfully complete the workshop will receive TST Certification. Candidates for the TB Testing Workshop are healthcare workers who have experience with injections, universal precautions, sterile technique, and who are responsible for assessing risk of TB.

Program Objectives:

  1. Identify methods of TB transmission

  2. Identify methods of TB pathogenesis

  3. Explain the difference between TB infection and TB disease

  4. Identify methods used in the evaluation and identification of TB infection and TB disease

  5. Identify the high-risk target groups for TB skin testing

  6. Explain the appropriate next case management steps for a patient with positive TB skin test

  7. Demonstrate how to place, read and interpret the correct administration of the Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test

Program Details:

  • If you need TST rulers, please email mdhhs-tstworkshop@michigan.gov with the number of rulers you need and your mailing address.

  • For more information about our TB Testing Workshop and to view workshop schedules, please visit www.TSTmichigan.com.