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 2019

Addressing “Readiness for Practice”, including preparation for leadership, clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills, dynamic health systems, and coaching new generations of nurses. Strategies include 1) Community Education Forums for Nursing Students, 2) Millennial Nurses Speaker’s Bureau, and 3) Leadership/ Mentoring Models.    

Upcoming Meetings

  • March 13, 2019, 9:00 - 10:30 am, ANA-MI, 2501 Jolly Road, Suite 110, Okemos 
  • May 8, 2019, 9:00 - 10:30 am, ANA-MI, 2501 Jolly Road, Suite 110, Okemos 
  • August 14, 2019, 9:00 - 10:30 am, ANA-MI, 2501 Jolly Road, Suite 110, Okemos 
  • October 9, 2019, 9:00 - 10:30 am, ANA-MI, 2501 Jolly Road, Suite 110, Okemos 
  • December 11, 2019, 9:00 - 10:30 am, ANA-MI, 2501 Jolly Road, Suite 110, Okemos  

Meeting Minutes


CE & Conference Opportunities

2019 Michigan Nursing Summit
October 17-18, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Detroit - Dearborn

The Michigan Center for Nursing’s Michigan Nursing Summit is an annual event that convenes nurses from all over the state of Michigan. Learn more at https://michigancenterfornursing.org/2019-summit

Past Events


Nurses Week Celebration 2017
May 10, 2017, Hannah Community Center (819 Abbot Rd., East Lansing, MI).  Guest speaker Roxane Chan PhD, RN, AHN-BC spoke on Care Giver Strategies for Chronic Pain Management.

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.