MICNP Presents: A Nurse Practitioner Development Webinar Series

The MICNP Education Committee is looking for volunteers from within our membership to present. The webinars will be moderated by a MICNP staff member and technical training and rehearsals will be provided to each presenter prior to the live webinar. Presenters will be asked to work with MICNP staff to complete a short continuing education planning form for contact hour approval.
If you are interested in presenting, please fill out a short questionnaire.

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MICNP Webinar: Palliative and End of Life Pain Management
Presenter Name: Tim Sparling, DNP, RN, AGPCNP-BC, ACHPN, OCN
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm Eastern

Session Description: This webinar will discuss treating pain well as an advanced practice provider in end of life period (or last 12 months).

About the Presenter:  Dr. Tim Sparling first started his nursing career at MSU/KCMS which is now WMED unified clinics. He worked there as a nurse extern and orthopedic technician. Upon getting his LPN, Dr. Sparling continued there for some time working as part-time off-site manager with infectious disease and EMR implementation teams at Bronson and Borgess. As a LPN transitioning to RN Dr. Sparling then worked in geriatrics at Heartland of Kalamazoo, becoming assistant director of nursing in short order. After 5 years in long term care he found his true passion/calling, hospice.  He has been in hospice and palliative care in one form or another ever since, working for 5 different local hospices now fifteen years later. Dr. Sparling has been certified teacher of the End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) curriculum and is a part time faculty at Ohio State University, Kent State University, and WMED Homer Stryker College of Medicine.

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be prepared to:
1. Identify the difference between visceral, somatic, and neuropathic pain.   
2. Identify common prescribing practices by age and kidney function to provide optimum safety.
3. Identify how to access necessary resources for pain management, pharmacist consultation, uptodate, epocrates, etc.
Continuing Education Credits: MICNP is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 060714. This activity is approved for 1 contact hour(s) and .5 pharmacology credits.

Handouts:  Registrants will receive a reminder email with a link to download handouts and/or tools provided by the presenter.

Disclosure:  The presenter of this educational activity does not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.  No one on the education planning committee has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Requirements for Successful Completion:  To receive a certificate for this educational activity learners must: attend full session, complete session evaluation and pass a post-test with a 70% pass rate. Learners will receive their certificate via email after the evaluation closes on December 22, 2020.

 

 


 

MICNP Presents: Chronic Pain Management
Presenter Name:
Mary Kay Hicks, MSN
Originally recorded: November 11, 2020 
Available until: November 11, 2021

Session Description: This webinar will present an interdisciplinary approach to chronic pain management. The presentation will explore chronic pain assessment, appropriate pharmacological and nonpharmacological therapies, and benefits and side effects of various therapies used in chronic pain management. 

About the Presenter: Mary Kay Hicks began her career in Nursing as a diploma nurse and graduate of Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing over 40 years ago. She completed her BSN at Oakland University shortly thereafter and worked for the next 25 - 30 years in mainly surgical settings, including a surgical ICU and pre-op post-op units, treating acute pain in a large teaching hospital. When her youngest of four children was in middle school, she went back to school and in 2017 graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy with a Master's of Science in Nursing. Since then, Mary Kay has been working in chronic pain management in a private interventional pain management practice. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, biking, reading, sewing, and crafting. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, children, her dad, and friends.

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be prepared to:
1. Identify key elements in a chronic pain assessment that has multidimensional features and tools for assessing both chronic pain and risk for aberrant behavior. 
2. Identify appropriate pharmacological and nonpharmacological therapies and their side effects for chronic pain, including cannabis. 
3. Identify benefits and side effects of various complementary and integrative therapies used in chronic pain management. 

Continuing Education Credits:  MICNP is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 060714. This activity is approved for 1 contact hour(s) and .25 pharm.

Handouts:  Registrants will receive a confirmation email with a link to download handouts and/or tools provided by the presenter.

Disclosure:  The presenter of this educational activity does not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.  No one on the education planning committee has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Requirements for Successful Completion:  To receive a certificate for this educational activity learners must: attend full session, complete session evaluation and pass a post-test with a 70% pass rate. Learners will receive their certificate via email once they complete the session evaluation. 

 


 

 


Good Stress and Bad Stress: Identifying and Preventing Burnout
Presenter Name: Erika D’Aoust, FNP-BC, MSN, RN, EMT-P
Originally recorded: October 21, 2020
Available until: October 21, 2021

Session Description: Stress can be good but it can also be bad. This webinar will teach you how to recognize the differences and use simple techniques to decrease your stress levels and avoid burnout, in your practice and in your life.

About the Presenter:  Erika began her career in Emergency Medicine as a paramedic in Detroit. Her desire to continue with a career in patient care, led to completing an Associate Degree in Nursing from Oakland Community College in 2003. She has spent the last sixteen years in the Emergency Department of a large urban Detroit Level II Trauma Center, which sees over 100,000 patients a year. During this time, Erika completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and in 2016, completed her Master of Science in Nursing, both at the University of Michigan Flint. She is currently working in a busy urgent care in the metro Detroit area while working on completing her Doctor of Nursing Practice. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, cooking and wine classes and spending time with her husband, four children, two dogs, guinea pig and four fish.

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be prepared to: 
1. Identify good and bad stress. 
2. Recognize personal stressors and risk for burnout. 
3. List positive techniques used to cope with stressors and avoid burnout.

Continuing Education Credits:  MICNP is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 060714. This activity is approved for 1 contact hour(s).

Handouts:  Registrants will receive a confirmation email with a link to download handouts and/or tools provided by the presenter.

Disclosure:  The presenter of this educational activity does not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.  No one on the education planning committee has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Requirements for Successful Completion:  To receive a certificate for this educational activity learners must: attend full session, complete session evaluation and pass a post-test with a 70% pass rate. Learners will receive a certificate via email once their evaluation has been completed. 





"Strategize, Negotiate and Succeed" Webinar  
Presented by: Ed Tillett, Career Service Professional, Michigan State University 
October 27, 2020

7:00pm

This session will provide you with strategies and an approach to be successful when interviewing and navigating the negotiation conversation. Feel confident about moving on to that next step in your career and learn how to effectively represent your experiences during an interview.  Session attendees will be able to ask questions and participate in practicing the strategies outlined in this session with Ed Tillett, Career Services professional at Michigan State University.

Watch the recording HERE

"The Nurse Practitioner PlayBook" Webinar Series 
Presented by:  Nutrena H. Tate, PhD, MBA, APRN, CPNP-PC 

Series #1:  "Growing Your Sphere of Influence: Professional Networking"   



"Preventing Positional Peripheral Nerve Injuries" Webinar 
Presented by Miriana Popadich, MSN, NP-C
Originally recorded: July 14, 2020, 7:00 pm EDT
Available until July 14, 2021

This timely virtual learning opportunity will educate and update Advanced Practice RNs on the topic of positioning patients in order to prevent peripheral nerve injuries Ms. Popadich will include a special focus on prone positioning with COVID patients. This live webinar will be recorded and offered as an enduring educational opportunity for up to one year from the original recording date. This recorded internet activity will be available until July 14, 2021.


About the Presenter:  
Miriana Popadich, MSN, NP-C, has been a member MICNP and the Ann Arbor Chapter since 2010. Ms. Popadich currently serves on the MICNP Conference Planning and Education Committees. She has been in clinical practice for the past 13 years in neurosurgery with the focus on peripheral nerve/brachial plexus.  Ms. Popadich earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Michigan State University in 2006.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be prepared to:

  1. The participants will be able to identify basic anatomy of peripheral nerves and the clinical implications, along with, being able to classify nerve injury and nerve injury repair options.
  2. The participants will understand peripheral nerve anatomy, and which nerves are at greatest risk of injury and how to prevent injury.
  3. The participants will be able to apply positioning techniques in order to prevent nerve injury in the operating room.

Continuing Education Credits:  This recorded activity has been approved by the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners. MICNP is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Provider Number 060714. This activity will be planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. Maximum contact hours are: 1 contact hour possible per attendee.

Handouts:  Registrants will receive a reminder email with a link to download handouts and/or tools provided by the presenter.

Disclosure:  The presenter of this educational activity does not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.  No one on the education planning committee has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Requirements for Successful Completion:  To receive a certificate for this educational activity learners must: attend full session and complete the session evaluation. Learners will be able to download a certificate after completing the session evaluation.

Pricing:
MICNP Member: Complimentary as part of MICNP membership

Non-member: $25





Legislative Webinar: The Road to Full Practice Authority 
Learn what the MICNP Legislative Task Force has been working on and what's ahead in the coming months! No CE available. 
If you missed the MICNP webinar on June 18, you can view it HERE. 

"Update of MICNP" Webinar 
No CE available 
If you missed the MICNP webinar on March 30, you can view it HERE.

Recording of Practice Authority: COVID-19 and the Changing Role of the Nurse Practitioner Webinar
Presented by National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

The webinar provided an update on recent changes to the NP practicing authority in response to COVID-19, states’ changes and how Nurse Practitioners (NPs) have adapted to those changes.

Click HERE to view.

 Telehealth Webinar

On May 17, 2018, MICNP held a live webinar on The Role of the NP in Telehealth.  We recorded the audio from the webinar and are making it available, along with the handouts, for MICNP members to register to "attend" by listening and then completing an online evaluation for 1 CE credit for free!  Registration is required, and open to MICNP members only.  Click HERE for complete details and to register.