Capital Area Community Nursing Network (CACNN)

Committee Sponsor - Michigan State University
 
  

Mission Statement

The Capital Area Community Nursing Network intentionally addresses nursing practice and community needs in the Capital Area through communication, collaboration and advocacy to build action alliances. 

Strategic Priority Focus 2018

Addressing “Readiness for Practice”, including preparation for leadership, clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills, dynamic health systems, and coaching new generations of nurses.

Recent News and Events
 


Nurses Week Celebration 2017
May 10, 2017
Hannah Community Center
819 Abbot Road, East Lansing
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Free Event for all nurses. Food, door prizes and a Continuing Nursing Education Presentation - Care Giver Strategies for Chronic Pain Management by Roxane Chan PhD, RN, AHN-BC

Outcome: Nurses will experience integrative modalities for chronic pain, realizing their application and value to address underlying physiological, emotional and cognitive dis-regulationfor use inpatient care and self-management. 1.0 CNE contact hour will be awarded.

Register at www.eventbrite.com/e/capital-area-annual-nurses-week-celebration-tickets-33685022810

Upcoming Meetings

  • Thursday, May 3, 2018, 3:00 to 4:30 pm, ANA-MI, 2501 Jolly Road, Suite 110, Okemos
  • Thursday, August 16, 2018, 3:00 to 4:30 pm, ANA-MI, 2501 Jolly Road, Suite 110, Okemos
  • Thursday, October 4, 2018, 3:00 to 4:30 pm, MSUFCU, 4825 E. Mount Hope Rd, East Lansing, Community Room
  • Thursday, December 6, 2018, 3:00 to 4:30 pm, MSUFCU, 4825 E. Mount Hope Rd, East Lansing, Community Room
 

Meeting Minutes


 

CE & Conference Opportunities


2017 Michigan Nursing Summit
October 11-17, 2017
Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, MI

The purpose of this summit is to equip nurses with a broader lens and widen their view of current events in Michigan that are changing the landscape of healthcare now and into the future. Topics will include: chronic pain management, human trafficking, civility in nursing, board leadership, the culture of health and primary care, complementary medicine, and relationship based care. Learn more at michigancenterfornursing.org/summit-2017 or register online at mcn.eventbrite.com.

Past Events


Nurses Week Celebration 2016
May 12, 2016, Hannah Community Center (819 Abbot Rd., East Lansing, MI). Guest speaker Leslie E. Simons, DNP, ANP-BC, Assistant Professor, Health Programs in the College of Nursing at Michigan State University spoke on Pain Management in Elders with Chronic Nonmalignant Pain.

Nurses Week Celebration 2015
May 12, 2015, Hannah Community Center (819 Abbot Rd., East Lansing, MI). The annual region-wide celebration was open to the public and offered a continuing education program, networking, dinner and recognition of the work of nurses in the Capital Area.

Nurses Week Celebration 2014
May 7, 2014, Hannah Community Center (819 Abbot Rd., East Lansing, MI). The annual celebration drew 110 participants who attended a Pain Management workshop and obtained Continuing Education credits and enjoyed an evening of networking, refreshments, and prizes, in recognition of the contributions that nurses and nursing make to our community.

Community Collaboration on Increasing Cancer Screening of Underserved Populations
December 12, 2012. PowerPoint Presentations are available for viewing here.