MNA 2022 Spring Education Day

Implicit Bias (fulfills all state requirements)

**this event is full for both online and in person attendance. Registration IS CLOSED as of  4/28 at 5 pm**

Thank you for your interest!

This live, in person continuing education & professional development session fulfills all required implicit bias training for state of Michigan RNs and all healthcare workers! This session provides 2 contact hours for nurses and will define implicit bias and discuss ways that RNs and health care workers can help reduce health disparities and barriers to healthcare in Michigan. Completion of the provided preassessment, session content and post session evaluation will ensure that RNs will have completed the necessary timeframe, content, requirements and accredited professional development standards as set by the State of Michigan for licenses renewing 2021 through 2023! To fulfill state requirements, this session must be interactive… bring your questions, comments, and active participation, whether live or online!

Our in person participants will also be able to enjoy refreshments, gift bags and giveaways, and all participants whether in person or online can participate in an optional Nursing Recommitment Ceremony following the CE, during which we kick off Nurses Week with a group candle lighting while all nurses present can re-pledge ourselves to the profession we love.

This session is sponsored by MNA’s Council of Nursing Practice and Committee for Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Competency. MNA is an accredited provider of continuing nursing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

Date: This live session will occur on May 5, 2022 **This event is full for both online and in person attendance.  Registration has been closed as of  4/28** Thank you for your interest!
Time: 3:30-6:30 pm
We will be having an optional Nurses Week Nursing Profession Recommitment Ceremony from 6-6:30 pm following the professional development presentation for both live and online attendees! 
Place: Lansing Community College West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Dr., Lansing, MI 48917
For in person session: online Zoom link will be emailed prior to May 5 for verified online registrants.
Cost: (same for in person or online session) Free for MNA members and students: $25.00 for non-members. For in person audience, there will be a selection of ‘English spring tea’ style refreshments, gift bags and giveaways!

**This event is full for both online and in person attendance. Registration has been closed as of  4/28 at 5 pm** Thank you for your interest!

COVID 19 Protocol for in person participants: The Michigan Nurses Association strongly encourages wearing a mask indoors at all times unless actively eating or drinking. Space will be provided for social distancing as the venue allows. While we look forward to this in person event, the health and safety of our participants remains our top priority. Please do not attend the event if you are experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms in the 14 days prior to the event.

Cancellation policy: Refunds will be given in full to original method of payment through April 28, 2022. No refunds available after April 28.

About the presenter:Dr. Nutrena Tate, PhD, MBA, APRN, CPNP-PC
Dr. Nutrena Tate, PhD, MBA, APRN, CPNP-PC is the Associate Dean of the College of Health Professions and the McAuley School of Nursing at the University of Detroit Mercy. Dr. Tate earned her BSN and MSN degrees and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan, completed an MBA at Michigan State University, and graduated with her PhD in nursing research from Wayne State University. In addition to teaching undergraduate curriculum in population health and leadership, she is a clinical transformation project leader, a pediatric nurse practitioner, and a published and funded researcher. Her research focuses on eliminating health inequities in childhood obesity in populations of color as well as health disparities research. She has also served as a consultant to the City of Detroit Health Department and Detroit Community Health Connection.

Target Audience:
RNs and any member of the healthcare workforce interested in gaining or expanding knowledge on implicit bias. This module fulfills the State of Michigan’s mandatory training requirement on Implicit Bias for RNs.

Session Objectives:

  • Definitions of health disparities, different forms of bias, and assessment of personal bias methods and tools will be presented
  • Discussion of ways health care workers (HCW) can aid in reduction of disparities in the delivery of care
  • Discussion of how to reduce barriers in access and delivery of healthcare in our communities and the State of Michigan.

Successful Completion Criteria:

  1. Complete pre- assessment as provided at session
  2. Attend live presentation in its entirety for both in person or online Zoom formats (attendance in both formats will be monitored)
  3. Successfully complete post session evaluation

Contact Hours: 2

No conflict of interest or commercial bias exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity.

Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For further event information email Hope Mwemba.