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Events in the month of March 2016
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03/23/16
Michigan Nurses Association - March in Lansing

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
Lansing Center - Lansing, MI

Experience the power of collective advocacy with fellow RNs and nursing students from across Michigan. Throughout the day, you will learn about the Safe Patient Care Act and the statewide effort to pass this critical piece of legislation to ensure safe RN staffing in hospitals.
 
Join us for a day of learning at the Lansing Center followed by a rally at the Capitol. You’ll take home the skills you need to be an effective legislative advocate for yourself, your coworkers and your patients.
 

Agenda

7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker
– Sean Clarke, RN, PhD, FAAN “Safe Patient Care: Nurses Count”
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. “The Campaign for Safer Hospitals”
– Dawn Kettinger, MNA Director of Advocacy and Outreach, and MNA nurse leaders
11:00 a.m. Legislators’ Perspective: How Nurses Can Effectively Advocate for Patients and the Profession
11:35 a.m. March to the Capitol steps
Noon Rally for Our Patients and press conference – Capitol steps
12:30 p.m. Lunch on Capitol Grounds with small group discussions
1:30 p.m. Group dismissed


Keynote Speaker

Sean P. Clarke, RN, PhD, FAAN will discuss his research on staffing levels and their effect on patient health and safety. His interest in patient safety and nursing ratios began as a collaborator on projects with nurse researcher Linda Aiken, including the landmark study on staffing levels, nursing burnout, job dissatisfaction and patient mortality. Clarke is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College.
 

Registration

Fee includes breakfast, lunch, materials and CNEs. Registration deadline is March 12. There will be a late registration of $25 after that date.

Register online here.

Download the PDF form here and fax or mail it in.

Location/accommodations

Program sessions will be held at the Lansing Convention Center, 333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing.

A limited number of overnight rooms have been reserved at a special discounted rate of $87 plus tax at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2209 University Park Drive, Okemos. Individual attendees should make reservations directly with the hotel at 517.349.8700. Indicate that you are with the Michigan Nurses Association group to receive the discounted rate. Deadline to receive reservations is on or before March 1st, 2016.

Objectives

  1. Discuss how adequate patient ratios are associated with lower rates of nurses' burnout and job dissatisfaction.
  2. Explain the link between fewer registered nurses and poor patient outcomes and danger to patient safety.
  3. Recognize how the lack of adequate qualified nurses is a public safety issue.

Contact Hours

2.0 contact hours will be awarded to RNs who are in attendance for the entire event and complete the evaluation.
 
Michigan Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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