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.


"Munson Healthcare Virtual Michigan Licensure Sessions: February 21 – 23"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

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"Implicit Bias Training Opportunities"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

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"Events Calendar for Provider Forums"

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“Hitting the Sweet Spot: The Risks and Rewards of Insulin and Glycemic Management”

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

To give, or not to give, that is the question. Curious about when to give insulin or what to do if a patient comes in with an insulin pump? Have no fear, Cathi and Vickie are here! This learning session will be a one-hour recorded webinar on care of the hypo/hyperglycemia patient, new MMC insulin protocols with case studies, and insulin pump care.

Program Details:

  • Location: Recorded Webinar
  • Intended Audience: Nurses, Advanced Practice Providers, and Providers
  • Cost:  Free

Here is the link for the Flyer and HealthStream sign up instructions.


"What a Pain!"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

This session is a recorded webinar on appropriate use of pain medication and new ways to think about pain control and treatment. It includes information on current state of opioid use, Joint Commission findings, setting realistic expectations with your patient, adequate pain control including non-pharmacological approaches and changes to current pain management practices, as well as managing break-through pain.

Program Details:

  • Location:  Webinar
  • Intended Audience: Nurses, Advance Practice Providers, Pharmacy Staff, and Providers
  • Cost:  Free

Here is the link for the Flyer and the link for HealthStream sign up instructions.


Fetal Cardiology Conference: Imaging of the Fetal Heart" 

Continuing Educational Opportunity

  • Save the date! More information coming. There will be virtual and in-person sections. Please see flyer for more details and to sign up for more information.

Program Details: 

  • Location: University of Michigan Health-West, 5900 Byron Center Ave, Wyoming, MI 49519, virtual for some portions available.
    • Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024 
  • Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm EST 
  • Intended Audience: Family Medicine, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Sonographers, and other providers.
  • Cost: 

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.


"Coping with Pandemic Fatigue"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

  • Location: Webinar

  • Intended Audience: Healthcare Staff

View website to register.


"ENPC 2023 Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

Instructions will be emailed 4-6 weeks ahead of time. Complete the ENPC pre-course modules. Attend both course days, successfully pass online exam and PNP station.  

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"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.


"HIMSS Free Membership and Opportunities"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is a global advisor, thought leader and member-based society committed to reforming the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology. As a mission-driven nonprofit, HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of expertise in innovation, public policy, workforce development, research and digital health transformation to advise leaders, stakeholders and influencers across the global health ecosystem on best practices. With a community-centric approach, our innovation engine delivers key insights, education and engaging events to healthcare providers, payers, governments, startups, life sciences and other health service organizations, ensuring they have the right information at the point of decision.

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"Introduction to 12 - Lead Interpretation"

Continuing Educational Opportunity

  • Location: Building 58, 820 Red Drive, Traverse City, MI. 49684

  • Intended Audience: Licensed Staff

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"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.


"Munson Med Talks Podcast"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

  • Location:  Webinar

  • Intended Audience:  Healthcare Staff

  • Cost:  Free

View details HERE 


"Nursing Grand Rounds: Gift of Life"

Continuing Educational Opportunity

  • Location: Webinar

  • Intended Audience: Healthcare Staff

 

 Flyer  View details Here to sign up through HealthStream


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

Continuing Educational Opportunity

  • Location: Webinar

  • Intended Audience: Licensed Staff

View more information here.


"TNCC 2023 Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum"

Continuing Educational Opportunity 

Instructions will be emailed 4-6 weeks ahead of time. Complete the TNCC pre-course modules. Attend both course days, successfully pass online exam and TNP station.  

View flyer for more information.


"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.